VMF-512 was initially formed in February 1944 as part of Marine Aircraft Group 51 (MAG-51). The first CO was Maj. Edward Finn but on March 17, 1944 Maj. Blaine Baesler took command, a position he held until the end of the war. MAG-51 was formed January 1, 1944 and shortly thereafter the 4 fighter squadrons VMF-511, 512, 513 and 514 were commissioned. Thanks to www.adamsplanes.com for the information. Price Includes Economy Shipping
Please plan ahead...only basic shipping is included in this cost, it will take 4+ weeks before you can expect your item to arrive. All orders will be mailing the following Thursday after purchase effective Jan 1 2022, We live 20 minutes from the closest post office so we only go to the post office on Thursdays. If you're in a rush for this item write to us first, we'll give you an International shipping estimate for faster DHL express (approximately $50 extra). If you order a total of 15 pieces or more of a variety of patches. We will automatically upgrade your shipping to most countries except Switzerland, Luxembourg, Africa Countries, or secluded areas of Canada, Alaska, Australian Outback, etc.