This entry was posted on April 28, 2011 by navypilotoverseas. It was filed under Bomber, SBD, USMC, WWII .
My father, who passed away in 1984, served as a marine avaiation mechanic in WWII supporting VMSB-231 in the Marshall Islands on Majuro. I would like to find out about the history of the unit during that time and anyone that could provide details about life on the that Atoll.
May 19, 2011 at 2:35 pm
My father who passed away long ago was named Francis Carmody. He was a fighter pilot in WWII (was also in Korea & Vietnam Nam) He wore a fighter jacket (brown) with a black ace of spades insignia on it. I can’t seem to locate what the black ace stood for or what group he was in. He had his own P51-D named Mary Lou on the island of Iwo Jima & Tinian . Please, could anyone help me find out more about his career?
November 28, 2012 at 9:02 am
You can send away for his military records. It costs a little money but very well worth it.
November 9, 2013 at 9:24 am
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