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Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)

Established as Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214) "Black Sheep" on 1 Jul 1942; Redesignated Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron-214, (VMF(AW)-214) on 31 Dec 1956; Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214) on 9 Jul 1957-.

WW-II. Participated in the Solomon Islands campaign, flying out of Henderson Field on Guadalcanal.

Squadron accounted for 203 planes destroyed or damaged, 97 air combat kills in the Pacific Theater.

Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat, 1942
Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat, 1942
Vought F4U-4 Corsair, 1943-1952

File information
Album name:AFushi / USMC 200-299
Base:MCAS Ewa, HI, 1 Jul 1942; MCAS Goleta, CA, 29 Jan 1944; MCAS El Centro, CA, Apr 1945; MCAS El Toro, CA, Oct 1945
Filesize:39 KiB
Date added:Mar 10, 2020
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