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|*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.|
Colonel Dean Caswell USMC
*Signature Value : £20
|In early 1945 he joined VMF-221 Fighting Falcons flying the Corsair from the USS Bunker Hill quickly scoring his first victories, shooting down three Japanese Zekes in less than five minutes on 18th March. During the Battle of Okinawa he flew combat missions over the island, becoming an Ace on 28th April when again he scored three victories on one mission. On 11th May he was on board the USS Bunker Hill when it was hit by kamikazes and was forced to jump overboard. By the end of the war he had flown 78 combat missions and scored 7 victories and one probable. He later flew with the Blue Angels before serving two tours in Korea and a tour in Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star and 3 DFCs.|
Colonel Joe McPhail USMC
*Signature Value : £15
|Joining the Marine Corps in 1941 his first operational unit was VMF-441, flying the Wildcat on missions in the Central Pacific and on one occasion was forced to bail out after running out of fuel. After a spell in the US as an instructor he returned to combat, flying the F4U Corsair with VMF-323 Death Rattlers over the Marshal Islands and then throughout the Okinawa campaign where he scored two victories over Japanese fighters. During Korea he flew F4Us in combat with VMF-214 the Black Sheep. He flew a total of 240 combat missions and was awarded the DFC.|
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