- Apr 9, 2012
that was my thought as well. Ive seen the patch but it does not look like the corsairs themselves had specific squadron markings. I also read that according to Pappy himself they didnt have specific planes as their own. They often ended up flying whatever was air worthy at the time.From below , " They chose for their badge to carry into battle the black shield of illegitimacy, the bend sinister, a black sheep superimposed above a circle of twelve stars, and crowned with the image of their aircraft, the F4U-1 Corsair. "
But , It doesn't look like it was ever part of the aircraft livery :