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Stalking the U-BoatU.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I$
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Geoffrey L. Rossano

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813034881

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813034881.001.0001

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The Irish Bases

The Irish Bases

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(p.208) 7 The Irish Bases
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Stalking the U-Boat
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Geoffrey L. Rossano

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0008

An outline of the U.S. aviation program in Ireland emerged as early as October 1917, but actual combat operations did not commence until nearly a year later. The Navy's ambitious efforts encountered enormous challenges from weather, labor, equipment, supplies, shipping, transportation, and inexperience. Limited infrastructure throughout the island only exacerbated the situation. At no time did the program enjoy the same priority accorded efforts at Killingholme, the Northern Bombing Group, or even many of the French coastal stations. Undeterred, officers and men worked very hard, cooperated well with the British, and exhibited great spirit and high morale.

Keywords:   Irish naval bases, aviation program, combat operations, French coastal stations, military infrastructure, flight operations

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