Naval Aviation News - December 1995 - Ghost of Midway

Front Cover, Naval Aviation News, November-December 1995

Front and Back Covers, Naval Aviation News, November-December 1995—Art Director Charles Cooney designed this montage of WW II Naval Aviation News covers, which represents the finale of our Naval Aviation in WW II Series.

Back Cover, Naval Aviation News, November-December 1995

Naval Aviation News, Flagship Publication of Naval Aviation
The U.S. Navy's Oldest Periodical, Volume 78, No. 1, November-December 1995


  • Revolution In Strike Warfare
  • "The Famous Fighting Ship" Ends Service
  • NAS Key West: Vigilance in Paradise
  • Key West Change of Command Breaks New Ground
  • The Ghost of Midway
  • Preserving History from the Deep
  • In the Wake of Victory
  • Naval History Takes On New Director, New Direction
  • 1995 Index


  • Flight Line: The State of Naval Aviation
  • Airscoop
  • Grampaw Pettibone
  • People—Planes—Places
  • ANA Bimonthly Photo Competition
  • Professional Reading
  • Flight Bag

Publication Staff

RAdm. Brent M. Bennitt
Director. Air Warfare

Published by the Naval Historical Center under the auspices of the Chief of Naval Operations

Dr. William S. Dudley
Director. Naval Historical Center


  • LCdr. Diana T. Cangelosi, Editor
  • Sandy Russell, Managing Editor
  • Charles C. Cooney, Art Director
  • Wendy Karppi, Associate Editor
  • J02 Jerry Knaak, Assistant Editor
  • J02 E. Blake Towler, Assistant Editor


  • Harold Andrews, Technical Advisor
  • Cdr. Peter Mersky, USNR (Ret.), Book Review Editor
  • Capt. R. Rausa, USNR (Ret.), Contributing Editor
  • LCdr. Richard R. Burgess, USN (Ret.), Contributing Editor

Contributions Welcome

Naval Aviation News considers for publication unsolicited manuscripts, photo essays, artwork and general news about aircraft, organizations, history and/or human endeavors which are the core of Naval Aviation. All military contributors should forward articles about their commands only after internal security review and with the permission of the commanding officer. Manuscripts will be returned upon request. Feature articles accepted for publication may be submitted on a diskette in Word Perfect.

Naval Aviation News (USPS 323-310; ISSN 0028-1417) is published bimonthly for the Chief of Naval Operations by the Naval Historical Center. Editorial offices are located in Bldg. 157-1 Washington Navy Yard. 901 M Street SE, Washington. DC 20374-5059.

The Secretary of the Navy has determined that this publication is necessary in the transaction of business required by law. Funds for printing have been approved by the Navy Publications and Printing Policy Committee.

The use of a name of any specific manufacturer, commercial product, commodity or service in this publication does not imply endorsement by the Navy. Photographs are U.S. Navy unless otherwise credited.

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