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Combat squadrons of the Air Force; World War II

Author: Maurer Maurer; United States. USAF Historical Division.
Publisher: [Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.] : USAF Historical Division, Dept. of the Air Force; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington, 1969.
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This collection of squadron histories has been prepared by the USAF Historical Division to complement the Division's 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  Read more...
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Combat squadrons of the Air Force; World War II.
[Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.] : USAF Historical Division, Dept. of the Air Force; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington, 1969
(OCoLC)567423968
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurer Maurer; United States. USAF Historical Division.
OCLC Number: 72556
Description: ix, 841 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: edited by Maurer Maurer.

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This collection of squadron histories has been prepared by the USAF Historical Division to complement the Division's 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 unit's assignments, stations, aircraft and missiles, operations, service streamers, campaign participation, decorations, and emblem.

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