Catalina PBY-5s of PatWing 4

Catalina PBY-5s of PatWing 4
A flight of PBY-5 Catalina flying boats of PatWing 4, seen flying over the Aleutian Islands early in 1943.
US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War, Louis B Dorny Osprey Combat Aircraft 62. This entry in the Combat Aircraft series looks at the varied uses of the Catalina in the Pacific theatre, where it served as successfully as a long range reconnaissance aircraft, a night bomber (the "Black Cat") and on air-sea rescue, or Dumbo duties. The text is well supported with first hand accounts, contemporary photographs and full colour illustrations. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (29 August 2008), Catalina PBY-5s of PatWing 4, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_catalina_patwing4.html

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