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WWII Aviator Bag VMF(N)-531 1943


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#1 jpstout

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Posted 24 June 2016 - 01:27 PM

An aviator kit bag belonging to a pilot grouping who was a USMC night fighter during WWII.  In 1943, he was attached to VMF(N)-531.  In 1944, he went on to VMF(N)-542.  Night fighter stuff is hard to come by and I pulled this one for photos to post and share....pat

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#2 bazelot

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Posted 24 June 2016 - 01:41 PM

Nice one. I have a log book from a VFN-74 pilot who flew in southern France for operation Dragoon 



#3 northcoastaero

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Posted 24 June 2016 - 02:58 PM

Nice item. Here is the wikipedia page on VMF(N)-531:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMFA-531

#4 jerry_k

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Posted 27 June 2016 - 04:07 AM

Nice!



#5 phantomfixer

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Posted 27 June 2016 - 04:43 AM

Pretty clean and nice markings...




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