Naval Recognition Training Slides

F6F Hellcat fighter

F6F Hellcat US Fighter, October 1, 1947.
F9F-2 Panther  US Navy fighter

F9F-2 Panther US Navy fighter, September 1, 1948
Gannett attack

Gannet British attack (A/S), September 1, 1955.
Meteor IV Fighter

Meteor IV British fighter, October 1, 1947.
Meteor MK 8 fighter

Meteor MK 8 British RAF fighter, January 1, 1951.
Meteor MK 8 fighter

Meteor MK 8 British RAF fighter, November 1, 1951.
Canberra bomber

Canberra British RAF bomber, November 1, 1951.
FD-1 Phantom US Navy fighter

FD-1 Phantom US Navy fighter, October 1, 1947
Canberra bomber

Canberra British RAF bomber, November 1, 1951.
Canberra bomber

Canberra British RAF bomber, November 1, 1951.
Canberra bomber

Canberra British RAF bomber, November 1, 1951.
Canberra bomber

Canberra British RAF bomber, November 1, 1951.
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Title

Naval Recognition Training Slides

Creator

United States. Navy

Description

Slides developed during World War II as a training tool, for top-side battle-station personnel on board ship and for all aircraft personnel, by the US Navy. In 1942 a Recognition School was established by the Navy at Ohio State University where the method of identification was developed. In 1943 the school was taken over by the US Navy. The importance of training in visual recognition of ships and aircraft became even more evident during World War II. Mistakes resulting in costly errors and loss of life led to an increased emphasis on recognition as a vital skill.

Coverage

1943-1953

Subject

Slides
Military education
Airplanes, Military--Recognition
Warships--Recognition
World War, 1939-1945

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives.

Identifier

RHC-50

Format

image/jpg

Type

image

Language

eng

Date

2017-04-04