Commander David McCampbell

Cutler, Tom
June 2007
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2007, Vol. 133 Issue 6, p94
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information on an attack led by David McCampbell, a commander of the U.S. Navy, on October 24, 1944, to repel the formation of 40 inbound Japanese aircrafts. It is stated that McCampbell was accompanied by wingman Roy Rushing, and before the enemy could detect them, the two Hellcat pilots were able to position themselves above and behind the Japanese soldiers.


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