New PDF release: A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 - World War

By U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD),U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)

Professionally switched over for exact flowing-text book layout replica, this distinctive ebook strains greater than forty years of energetic carrier by way of Marine Fighter assault Squadron one hundred fifteen. due to the fact its commissioning in July 1943, the squadron has developed from a bunch of wartime rookies in SNJ-4 planes to trendy front-line pros of their F/A-18 Hornets. those a long time have obvious VMFA-115 on energetic provider within the Southwest Pacific, the Philippines, China, Japan, Okinawa, Taiwan, Western Europe, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and on either coasts of the U.S.. info for the background have been drawn largely from basic resources: command diaries and chronologies; muster rolls; released old works; and reminiscences of the Marines involved.

This quantity bargains an operational narrative account of 1 of the Marine Corps' best-known fighter squadrons. Holder of 3 Presidential Unit Citations and 3 instances provided the Hanson Trophy, VMFA-115 has outfitted a unique occupation due to the fact that 1943. It has performed a famous function in each nationwide clash from global conflict II to the Vietnam battle, and has served in approximately all the things of the globe. whereas this historical past offers with a selected squadron, it exemplifies the carrier of many different Marine fighter-attack squadrons.

Formation and Pacific motion * Philippine wrestle * A movement to China * Hawaiian and Stateside accountability * Korean strive against * again to the States * Japan-U.S. go back and forth * Vietnam strive against * Thailand Deployment * Japan Again-U.S. back * Notes

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