VMF-512 embroidered felt patch

Item No. EP-VMF512
The dictionary describes a 'corsair' as a pirate ship in days of old. This patch designed by a well known Hollywood studio exemplifies the squadron's equipment and fighting spirit.
Choose From Price Select
VMF-512 embroidered felt patch $48.00

VMF-512 embroidered felt patch

Marine Fighter Squadron 512 was commissioned on February 15, 1944. The squadron was attached to the Marine Air Group 33, the 1st Marine Division, and Task Force 78.

Its pilots flew the F4U Corsair, FG-1 Corsair, and the F6F Hellcat. They were based on escort carrier CVE-107, USS Gilbert Islands.

The squadron fought in two major campaigns, the Borneo Operation (Balikpapen) from January 26 to July 6, 1945, and the Occupation of Okinawa from April 1 to June 30, 1945.

VMF-512 was deactivated on March 10, 1946.

Size: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm) by 6 5/8 inches (17 cm)

Material: Hand embroidered with needle and thread


Have a Question?

Fill out the form and one of our representatives will contact you within one business day.

Phone Number:
Your privacy is important to us.
We do NOT share your information.
See our Privacy Policy for details.
Gibson & Barnes
1900 Weld Blvd, #140
El Cajon, CA 92020

About This Page: Gibson & Barnes is America’s largest manufacturer of high-quality, made-to-order, flight suits, uniforms, leather jackets, and flying helmets for aviation, emergency medicine, and law enforcement.