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Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Several A-4 Skyhawks formally with Marine Attack Squadron 214 sit aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. The Skyhawk played a role in the Vietnam War, Yom Kippur War and the Falksland War by providing air support. (Photo courtesy of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum)



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This work, Last A-4 restored for Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [Image 1 of 6], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.19.2012

Date Posted:07.20.2012 15:46

Photo ID:629328

VIRIN:120719-M-RB277-002

Resolution:3600x2400

Size:1.75 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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