Air Force Colors, Vol. 2: ETO & MTO European & Mediterranean by Dana Bell

By Dana Bell

Paperback with slick coating.
Covers the advance and alertness people military Air Corps
camouflage markings from the put up WWI time-frame to early WWII.
Heavily illustrated with interval black-and-white photographs
and line art.
Each photograph is followed with a close caption.
16 pages containing complete colour insignias, paint scheme variations,
markings and nostril art.
An first-class reference!

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Marines. Soldiers were dispatched to the Mare Island Navy Yard where they deployed to protect the ammunition. Subsequently, the USS Lancaster arrived with a Marine contingent to assume responsibility for Mare Island. By the 1890s, the role of Benicia was greatly diminished, but the post remained in service beyond the Korean War (1950–1953). Benicia Station— See Sacramento Station. Bitter Springs Camp— See Fort Irwin. Camp Alcatraz— See Fortress Alcatraz. Camp Babbitt— Camp Babbitt, named in honor of the quartermaster general of the Department of the Pacific, Colonel Edwin Burr Babbitt (West Point, class of 1826, Cadet No.

Subsequently it became a stage depot for the Butterfield Overland Stage. Maricopa Wells began to fail about 1867–1868. The demise was brought about by the Civil War and the arrival in the area of the railroad. For awhile afterward the name was changed to Maricopa Station, followed by Heaton and Maricopa Junction. Eventually the town became known as simply Maricopa. S. 5th Cavalry, led by Captain Sanford Kellogg, established a camp at San Carlos under the jurisdiction of Camp (Fort) Grant. Subsequently, during 1873, the camp came under the direction of Camp (Fort) Apache.

Camp Independence— During 1862, Camp Independence was established by elements of the 2nd California Cavalry under Lt. Colonel George S. Evans. The fort was established in the Owen River Valley at Oak Creek in Inyo County on 4 July 1862. The fort was located several miles from Independence and was named Camp Independence on its day of founding. The garrison was formed to protect mining operations in the area during a time of turbulence with the Indians that resided there in the region by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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