Marine Fighter Squadron Motto's

June 7th, 2003  

Topic: Marine Fighter Squadron Motto's

Two from Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadrons:

"Mors Ex Tenebris"
Death from Darkness (Shadows)
-VMFA(AW) 242 "Bats"

"In Hoc Signo Vinces"
That not seen is feared
-VMFA(AW)-533 "Hawks"
June 7th, 2003  
Thanks for the mottos.

But I think that the translation of "In Hoc Signo Vinces" is wrong.

I think that it means something like:
"By this sign we/I will win (be victorious)"
"With This Sign You'll Win"

Do anyone out there know Latin and can verify this??
June 7th, 2003  
Im no Latin expert, but if I recall, this was the saying Emperor Constantine saw in the sky at the battle of Milvian Bridge, which did mean somthing along the lines of "With this sign you/we will win".
June 7th, 2003  
Found some info abou that on a catholic website, called "In Hoc Signo Vinces", where they explain about Constantines vision in the sky.