Historical Order of Battle for 1939

of the United States Marine Corps

 

Unit

Type

Base

MAG-1

  Quantico,VA
VMF-1 Devil Dogs F3F-2(20), SB2U-1(1) Quantico,VA
VMB-1 Crying Red Asses BG-1(14) Quantico,VA
VMS-1 Diamondbacks BG-1(6), O3U-6(10) Quantico,VA
VMJ-1 SU-1/4(6), JF/J2F-4(3), F3F-2(1), BG-1(1), JRS-1(1), RD-2(1), R2D-1(1) Quantico,VA
     
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MAG-2

BG-1(4), O3U-6(14) San Diego,CA
VMF-2 F3F-2(18), SBC-3(1), SU-4(1) San Diego,CA
VMB-2 BG-1(7) San Diego,CA
VMS-2 SOC-3(8), O3U-3(3) San Diego,CA
VMJ-2 JF-1(2) San Diego,CA

Figures in brackets indicate number of aircraft flown in each squadron.

 


VMB = Marine Bombing Squadron

VMF = Marine Fighting Squadron

VMJ = Marine Utility Squadron

VMS = Marine Scouting Squadron

 

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