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Professionally switched over for actual flowing-text booklet structure replica, this specified booklet strains greater than forty years of energetic carrier through Marine Fighter assault Squadron a hundred and fifteen. on account that its commissioning in July 1943, the squadron has developed from a bunch of wartime novices in SNJ-4 planes to cutting-edge front-line execs 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 U.S.. info for the background have been drawn mostly from basic assets: command diaries and chronologies; muster rolls; released ancient 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 occasions presented the Hanson Trophy, VMFA-115 has equipped a distinctive occupation due to the fact 1943. It has performed a well known position in each nationwide clash from global battle II to the Vietnam warfare, and has served in approximately everything of the globe. whereas this historical past offers with a specific squadron, it exemplifies the carrier of many different Marine fighter-attack squadrons.

Formation and Pacific motion * Philippine strive against * A circulate to China * Hawaiian and Stateside responsibility * Korean wrestle * 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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