AIRCRAFT IN THE PHILIPPINES, DECEMBER 1941 - Republic P-35

 

On 15 August 1941, less than three weeks after he had assumed command of USAFFE, General MacArthur incorporated into the American forces the Philippine Army Air Corps of six squadrons and approximately 500 men. A few days later he issued orders calling into the service by 1 September ten infantry regiments-one from each of the reserve divisions -and the cadres of most of the other divisional units.

 

 

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