USMC/USMCR/USNR Douglas A-4A/B Skyhawks is he companion volume to Naval Fighters Number Forty-Nine, the Douglas A-4A/B Skyhawk in Navy Service. The Navy volume contains 61 pages of development, aircraft description details and drawings, that pertain to Marine A-4A/Bs.
Although much fewer Marine squadrons were equipped with the A-4A/Bs than Navy squadrons, the type still saw extensive usage by fourteen active duty Marine squadrons. The aircraft were ultimately assigned to fourteen Navy and Marine reserve bases.
72 PAGES, 3 COLOR & 169 B&W PHOTOS, HISTORY FOR 14 USMC SQUADRONS AND 13 RESERVE BASE WITH PATCHES, PERFORMANCE SUMMARY AND 2 PAGES OF MODEL REVIEWS.