Sambito, William J.
Book Title A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312
Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.) Paperback
Book Condition Very Good with No dust jacket as issued
Edition First Edition; Various
Publisher's Name Washington D.C. 1978
Seller ID or SKU 60885
arine Fight Attack Squadron 312, the Checkboard squadron, enjoys a fine reputation among Marine aviators. This volume, one of a series of brief histories on famous aviation squadrons, is offered as a tribute to the pilots and crewmen who have contributed so significantly to Marine aviation. The history of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 is a narrative account of the famed Checkerboard squadron in action. VMFA-213 saw its first action in the skies over Okinawa during World War II, and later the squadron was used throughout the Koren conflict. The squadron was one of the first Marine squadrons in Vietnam.This monograph of Marines in action was edited by the History division for publication using photographs, history, command diaries, and chronologies and from interviews. As such the reader will gain excellent knowldege of the subject to use in research and enjoyment of this important military work. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall