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By Steve Ginter and Steven Albright

USMC/USMCR/USNR Douglas A-4A/B Skyhawks is the spouse quantity to Naval warring parties quantity Forty-Nine, the Douglas A-4A/B Skyhawk in army provider. The army quantity includes sixty one pages of improvement, airplane description information and drawings, that pertain to Marine A-4A/Bs.

Although a lot fewer Marine squadrons have been outfitted with the A-4A/Bs than military squadrons, the kind nonetheless observed large utilization through fourteen energetic accountability Marine squadrons. The airplane have been finally assigned to 14 military and Marine reserve bases.

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Da-glo nose starts forward of the #2 and daglo red tail starts at the bottom of the rudtder line and continues upward to the fin tip. In 1962, aircraft nose numbers were three digits starting with the number one. (Larl'Y Smalley via William Swisher) 39 NATU ALAMEDA Above, A-4B 142827 at Alameda on 20 July 1963. During 1963, the da-glo nose and tail markings remained the same, but the nose number changed to single and double digit series. (William Swisher) At lett, A-4B 144927 at Alameda on 20 July 1963.

Nose, tail and outer wing panels were da-glo red. (William Swisher) Below, NMC A4D-2 142709 in Marine markings at Mugu on 19 May 1962. Rudder and fin tip were grey, tail was da-glo red and had a new metal replacement panel attached to the tail. A stylized Skyhawk was painted just aft of the intake warning arrow. Aircraft was fitted with eighteen 250 pound bombs. (William Swisher) NAVY RESERVE (USNFr) AND MARINE RESERVE (USMCR) A-4A1B UNITS win the Congressional Medal of Honor was a reservist. Those were the beginnings of today's reserve.

USMC via Jack Elliott) 8elow, VMA-332 A4D-2 144921 makes a JATO launch during Operation 81ue Star in early 1960. (USMC) MARINE ATTACK SQUADRON FIVE - THREE - THREE, VMA-533 "NIGHT HAWKS" Above, VMA-533 flightline at MCAS Cherry Point on 24 August 1960. Note previous user's tailcode was hastily painted-out before VMA-533's "ED" tail code was applied. The squadron's A4D-2s originally had grey rudders. (USMC) VMA-533 was originally established as VMF(N)-533 on 1 October 1943 with F6F-5N night fighters .

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