U.S. Navy FM-2 Wildcat fighters land on flight deck of USS Marcus Island, during invasion of Palau Islands in World War II
Palau Islands Date:1944, September 7 Duration:23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The escort carrier, USS Marcus Island (CVE-77), off the coast during invasion of Palau Island in World War 2. Several FM-2 Wildcat fighter aircraft of Fleet Composite Squadron 21 (VC-21) are seen making routine approaches and landings aboard the carrier. On their tails, they display "Diamond" G-Symbols enclosing the numeral "7."
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