Accession Number:

ADA128026

Title:

Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF AIR FORCE HISTORY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

852.0

Abstract:

This collection of squadron histories has been prepared by the USAF Historical Division to complement the Divisions book, Air Force Combat Units of World War II. The 1,226 units covered by this volume are the combat tactical squadrons that were active between 7 December 1941 and 2 September 1945. Each squadron is traced from its beginning through 5 March 1963, the fiftieth anniversary of the organization of the 1st Aero later Bombardment Squadron, the first Army unit to be equipped with aircraft for tactical operations. For each squadron there is a statement of the official lineage and data on the units assignments, stations, aircraft and missiles, operations, service streamers, campaign participation, decorations, and emblem.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE