The Mosquito Fleet by Bern Keating, Scholastic paperback printing, T783, 64 pages.
DESCRIPTION: “Camouflage paint and nets protect PT boats from detection by Japanese air patrols (New Guinea, 1943.) High-speed, lightweight ‘Mosquitoes’ on patrol at Midway (1943). The old and the new: Filipino outriggers and PT boats combine forces for a sea rescue operation (1944). PT boats not only spot and attack Japanese craft, but also pick up survivors. (Battle of Surigao Straight, 1944).” (from the back cover)