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

Professionally switched over for actual flowing-text ebook layout copy, this particular booklet strains greater than forty years of energetic provider by means of Marine Fighter assault Squadron a hundred and fifteen. given that its commissioning in July 1943, the squadron has advanced from a gaggle of wartime rookies in SNJ-4 planes to modern-day front-line execs of their F/A-18 Hornets. those a long time have visible VMFA-115 on lively carrier within the Southwest Pacific, the Philippines, China, Japan, Okinawa, Taiwan, Western Europe, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and on either coasts of the us. info for the historical past have been drawn mostly from fundamental assets: command diaries and chronologies; muster rolls; released old works; and memories 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 presented the Hanson Trophy, VMFA-115 has outfitted a exceptional occupation for the reason that 1943. It has performed a trendy function in each nationwide clash from international struggle II to the Vietnam conflict, and has served in approximately every thing of the globe. whereas this heritage offers with a specific squadron, it exemplifies the provider of many different Marine fighter-attack squadrons.

Formation and Pacific motion * Philippine strive against * A circulation to China * Hawaiian and Stateside responsibility * 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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