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Nice WW2 USMC Corsair pilots group, more items not shown including named medals with original citations and his action packed log book shooting down Japanese Zero's and more, His wing man was a MOH winner and signed off pages in his log book as his wing man.

he was also in Korean War.

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That's really nice, can we see some more please?!

Interested in US Naval and Marine aviation history, aircrew wings & insignia.

WW2 US Navy and Marine Grumman Wildcat, Avenger & Douglas SBD aircraft.

Also interested in US 5th AF in Australia.


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That’s an awesome group. I’d love to see the medals and citations!

 

Kurt

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WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Very nice! Love the squadron patch. Post some more photos.

 

JD

AAF Collector...........
**Always Buying WW2 Aviation Related Items: Especially Operation Tidal Wave items (1st Ploesti Raid) ..... WW2 Fighter Ace Related Items.....Higher End A-2 Flight Jacket Groups....AAF Related Valor Medal Groups**

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The 1st citation is for his first Air medal during Battle of Okinawa where he encountered and challenged 8 enemy air craft and shot down one Japanese Zero.

As entered in his log book.

I think he was awarded numerous Air Medals and i have the citations for each, the one picture shows him being awarded & pined on his 1st Air Medal.

Just a real great WW2 Marine Air man group

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Wonderful group! Semper Fi! Bobgee

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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