Naval History Magazine - Fall 1992 Volume 6 Number 3


  • First Marine Ace
    By Major General Marion E. Carl, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    I was in the first squadron to go into Guadalcanal, Marine Fighting Squadron 223, under Captain John L. Smith. Together with Dick Mangrum's squadron, we were aboard the Long Island. We went into Guadalcanal on 20 August 1942: one...

  • Frank Jack Fletcher Got a Bum Rap, Part Two
    By John B. Lundstrom

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