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Top is Department ot Defense (USMC) Photo A421997 and bottom photo is from the Abel Collection

Top,
two Grumman A6A Intruders (only the wing tip can be seen of the second
aircraft) from VMA(AW)-533 return to Chu Lai after a mission. Note that
the bomb racks of the first aircraft are empty. Below, a fully loaded
Douglas A-4A Skyhawk from VMA-211 is located at the Chu Lai airstrip.
The small maneuverable Skyhawk could carry a variety of ordnance and
a pay load of nearly 8,000 pounds.








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