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)

ISBN-10: 1549606964

ISBN-13: 9781549606960

Professionally switched over for exact flowing-text publication layout copy, this detailed ebook strains greater than forty years of lively carrier through Marine Fighter assault Squadron a hundred and fifteen. given that its commissioning in July 1943, the squadron has developed from a gaggle of wartime novices in SNJ-4 planes to modern day front-line pros of their F/A-18 Hornets. those a long time 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 us. information for the heritage have been drawn largely from fundamental assets: command diaries and chronologies; muster rolls; released ancient 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 presented the Hanson Trophy, VMFA-115 has outfitted a amazing profession due to the fact 1943. It has performed a sought after position in each nationwide clash from global struggle II to the Vietnam warfare, and has served in approximately the whole lot 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 wrestle * A stream to China * Hawaiian and Stateside responsibility * Korean strive against * again to the States * Japan-U.S. go back and forth * Vietnam wrestle * Thailand Deployment * Japan Again-U.S. back * Notes

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