Battle of the Phippines Sea & Operation Forager

7CMBG conducted a two-part operation this past Friday. Beginning with the naval Battle of the Philippines Sea which focused on air to air combat and ship to ship combat with the cooperation of E-18. 7-Wing assisted with the landings by shooting down a number of Zeros and providing overall air superiority.

The second half of the operation focused on Operation Forger and the Marine ground invasion that was conducted. Along with the Marine ground invasion, ground troops were assisted by Sherman tanks on the ground invasion providing localized fire support and cover for advancing troops.

Posted on March 15, 2021.