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Kennedy, Commander Jefferson : Aircraft Carrier USS Leyte
Air Flight Log Books of Commander Jefferson Kennedy Jr. US Navy USS Leyte
, 1958-61 Binding: HARD BACK BLUE Size: 4 1/2X7 Overall Condition is: FAIR WE HAVE 3 FLIGHT LOG BOOKS. EACH BEING SOLD SEPARATELY................THIS COPY ONLY CONTAINS ENTRIES OF...... July 1958 thru April 1961 (67 pages filled in with minimum one flight per page and some dates have multiple flights) Kennedy signed each page. This log is blue hardback. Some of the airplane models Kennedy flew were SWB-SP; TF-1; SNB5; AMONG OTHERS Aviator Flight Log Books of KENNEDY, COMMANDER JEFFERSON JR. - (U.S. Navy) 1943-1961 Air Flight Logs of Jefferson Kennedy Jr. aboard based on the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, then based in San Diego. Kennedy served with valor in WW II and the Korean War, he later became COMMANDER of the aircraft carrier USS Leyte CVS32 (Essex Class Aircraft Carrrier) 1/16/1959 5/15/1959 KENNEDY, COMMANDER JEFFERSON JR. - (U.S. Navy, Ret.) of Margate, died at his home on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the age of 94. Kennedy was born December 4, 1917 to Jefferson Kennedy, Sr., a prominent businessman, and Jimmye de Lashmet Kennedy in Chicago, and attended Westminster School for Boys in Connecticut, and Rollins College in Florida. He came from a distinguished military family. He was descended from the youngest of four brothers all of whom fought in the Confederate cavalry and, except for his grandfather, died in the Civil War. Early in 1940, realizing that war was highly probable, he joined the US Navy as an aviation cadet, and was commissioned an Ensign in the US Naval Reserve a year before Pearl Harbor, having qualified as an aircraft carrier pilot. After commi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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