This site is dedicated to the history of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps PV-1 Ventura and PV-1 Harpoon Squadrons that served in World War II. My name is Alan C. Carey and an author of several books on USN Land-based Bomber Squadrons.
Ny book, PV Ventura and Harpoon Units of WWII, can now be purchased at Barnes & Noble.com or Amazon.com
Some of my other books are:
The Reluctant Raiders: The Story USN Bombing Squadron VB/VPB-109 in WWII
We Flew Alone: USN B-24 Squadrons in the Pacific (February 1943-September 1944)
Above an Angry Sea: USN B-24 Liberator and PB4Y-2 Privateer Operations in the Pacific (October 1944-August 1945)
Leatherneck Bombers: USMC B-25/PBJ Mitchell Squadrons in World War II (Coming April 2002)