A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 - World War by U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense PDF

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

Professionally switched over for actual flowing-text book layout copy, this targeted ebook strains greater than forty years of lively carrier by way of Marine Fighter assault Squadron one hundred fifteen. on the grounds that its commissioning in July 1943, the squadron has developed from a bunch of wartime novices in SNJ-4 planes to modern day front-line pros of their F/A-18 Hornets. those many years have noticeable 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 USA. information for the background have been drawn mostly from basic assets: command diaries and chronologies; muster rolls; released ancient works; and reminiscences of the Marines involved.

This quantity deals an operational narrative account of 1 of the Marine Corps' best-known fighter squadrons. Holder of 3 Presidential Unit Citations and 3 instances offered the Hanson Trophy, VMFA-115 has equipped a distinctive profession in view that 1943. It has performed a favourite position in each nationwide clash from international struggle II to the Vietnam struggle, and has served in approximately all the pieces of the globe. whereas this background bargains with a specific squadron, it exemplifies the provider of many different Marine fighter-attack squadrons.

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

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