By Andrew Faltum
The publication is seriously illustrated with over 100 illustrations and maps protecting the Western Pacific, Vietnam, Mediterranean, heart East, Indian Ocean, and Caribbean. front finish paper representation indicates the Saratoga as consultant of the Forrestal category with port and starboard profiles and an overhead view. The rear finish paper monitors comparable perspectives of the Constellation as a part of the Kitty Hawk class.
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