U.S. Navy Squadron 17 Seventeen 1964 Okinawa Japan Pacific Yearbook VP-17Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[US Navy, Los Alamitos California, Korean War crisis- Vietnam War, Patrol Squadron 17, US Armed Forces Year Book, former West coast Reserve Unit, Seattle Washington, VP-17, Pacific Atomic Tests, Alaska flights, Arctic Ocean charting, Pacific ocean].
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United States Navy- Patron 17 - Okinawa '64.
Published 1964, Tokyo by Daito Art Printing Company.
c. 100 pages, Asian book binding of the era, padded cloth covers stamped in gilt with Okinawa island outline and Japanese Gate.
A collection of endless candid photos of US Navy personnel from 1964. This yearbook was produced for Patrol Squadron 17 (seventeen), and contains a photo roster of all service members, as well as photos of the locations they visited, including Saigon, Okinawa, and Taiwan.
A surprisingly intimate behind-the-scenes look at service life during the era shortly after the Korean War and during the Vietnam years.
Book also contains a full roster of service personnel with their names and addresses, clearly intended for these individuals only - invaluable for family research.
Very scarce, issued just for the members of this small group.
Book measures:12 1/4" H X 8 1/2" W.