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Chapter 3 - The Jesse Brown Story
Chapter 5 - A one-Armed Carrier Landing
Chapter 8 - The Indestructible Dean
Chapter 4 - A Bad Day at Black Rock
Chapter 5 - The Yak Attack
Gen Keith B. McCutcheon: Close-Air Support Helo Pioneer
General McCutcheon helped pioneer Marine close air support in the Philippines. He took command of Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) in June 1950. He led the expansion of the Marine Corps helicopter program for 18 months before reporting for combat duty in Korea in December 1951.
|HMR-161's Operation Summit, September 1950, was the first helilift of Marines under combat conditions.|
The Marine Corps and the Helicopter
This vintage Marine Corps video from the Korean War era "The Marine Corps and the Helicopter" showcases the "newcomers" to Marine aviation: the helicopter.
Marine Observation Squadron 6 (VMO-6)
|In August 1950 the first Marine helicopter squadron to deploy in combat VMO-6 arrived in Korea, and immediately began to prove the values of helicopters in military operations.|
|By the end of the Korean War HMR-161 began pioneering rudimentary vertical envelopment techniques lifting Marines from aircraft carriers to Tokchod-do Island.|