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Naval History Magazine - Winter 1990 Volume 4 Number 1
content made possible by a gift from CAPT Roger Ekman, USN
By Major John M. Elliott, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired)
From 24 February 1930—when the Bureau of Aeronautics issued preliminary instructions pertaining to the identification of aircraft—until the beginning of World War II, the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps had some of the most colorful...