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Wildcats to Tomcats

The Tailhook Navy

By Cormier, Richard L., Schirra, Walter M., and Wood, Phillip R.
1995, Specialty Press
ISBN 188380907X
207 pages, photos

Descripton: Zeke's chapter, "Sub Hunter," describes his period as a TBF pilot aboard USS Card and his attack on U-66 (Markworth) on 3 August, 1943, resulting in damage to the boat, which was sunk thereafter. Zeke's next deployment was in F6Fs aboard Ticonderoga, where he became an 8-plane ace.

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Allied Warships. USS Card
Allied Warships. USS Ticonderoga

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