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By Major Mylne MBE

This Regiment was once built with Sherman Tanks and the narrative describes their strengthen from Meiktila to Rangoon.Well written, with strong aspect and with many references to individuals.The maps are such a lot worthwhile in aiding the narrative.Honour and Awards (all ranks) and checklist of officials who served within the crusade.

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Frank Maggliocco (above) and Sgt. Jim Williams stayed behind at Guadalcanal to service some -323 F4Us which had problems on the way to Espiritu. Courtesy of Francis Maggliocco. Emirau - Tropical Sojourn 47 next morning to Espiritu Santo. It was a long nonstop hop totally over water with a Marine (ofVMR-952, which carried limited enlisted personnel and cargo) Curtiss Commando navigating for us. Since the flight was so long, the flight surgeon, Doc (Thomas) Dussman, handed out 'little pills' for the pilots to take before landing if they were feeling tired.

Brandon, Hank 21. Hood, Bill 22. Lejonstein, Bob 22. M. 23. Rix, Paul 50 Death Rattlers: Marine Squadron VMF-323 Over Okinawa (L to R) Bob Muse, John Strickland, Harold Tonnessen, Larry Crawley, and Bill Drake demonstrate a variety of non-regulation clothing and footwear. Courtesy of Bill Drake. Actual map of Espiritu Santo issued to Henry Brandon on his flight there. Courtesy of Henry Brandon. bombing and squadron tactics. The squadron only spent 206 hours in the air on 185 flights in November.

I expected Uncle George to be rather angry, but he took it pretty nicely, I suppose. " Brandon letter 15 August, eight F4Us flew close support for 18 bombers of VMSB-142 that were carrying out a simulated attack on CAVE-81, RUDYERD BAY. 31 August, 16 F4Usled by Major Arthur Turner provided escort cover for 11 SB2Cs of VMSB-332s and simulated a strafing attack on the USS SOUTH DAKOTA (BB-57) On 2 September, lLt. Ed Keeley was flying with Maj. Arthur Turner on an instrument hop and out of boredom made a run on a Navy F6F and lost Maj.

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