TITLE

Commander David McCampbell

AUTHOR(S)
Cutler, Tom
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2007, Vol. 133 Issue 6, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25456924

 

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