Historical Order of Battle for 1940

of the United States Marine Corps

 

Unit

Type

Base

MAG-1

  Quantico,VA
VMF-1 Devil Dogs F3F-2(20), SBC-4(1) Quantico,VA
VMB-1 Crying Red Asses BG-1(10) Quantico,VA
VMS-1 Diamondbacks BG-1(10) Quantico,VA
VMJ-1

SU-1/4(7), JF/J2F-4(6), F3F-2(1),

BG-1(1), JRS-1(1), RD-2(1), R2D-1(2)

Quantico,VA
BAD-1 F3F-2(4), O3U-6(2), SU-2(1) Quantico,VA
     
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MAG-2

  San Diego,CA
VMF-2 F3F-2(15), F3F-3(3), SBC-4(1), SU-4(1) San Diego,CA
VMB-2 BG-1(9) San Diego,CA
VMS-2 SOC-3(12) San Diego,CA
VMJ-2 J2F-4(3) San Diego,CA
BAD-2 F3F-2(7), O3U-6(8), 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

VMO = Marine Observation Squadron

VMS = Marine Scouting Squadron

VMSB = Marine Scouting Bombing Squadron

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