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By Maurer Maurer

Like several chronologies, bibliographies, and encyclopedias, Air strength strive against devices of global conflict II serves a truly exact old functionality. It strains the lineage of every military air Corps and U.S. Air strength wrestle team or better association lively in global battle II, shape its origins to 1956. it's a concise authentic list of these devices, their assignments, subordinate businesses, stations, commanders, campaigns, plane, and undefined. yet greater than that, it truly is an enormous resource of prepared info offering readers with a company reminiscence of important information

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Zzth (formerly 5th) : 1942-1944. 29th: 1943-1944. Bradley Field, Conn, 7 May forces, evacuated casualties from front-line 1942; Colorado Springs, Colo, c. 13 May strips, adjusted artillery fire, and flew 1942; Will Rogers Field, Okla, c. 7 Oct courier and mail routes. Moved to the 1943-1 May 1944Ryukyus in Aug 1945. Flew some patrols COMMANDERS. Capt Paul C Schauer, over Japan, made local liaison flights, and g May 1942; Lt Col Charles P Hollstein, hauled cargo from the Philippines to c. 13 May 1942; Lt Col David W Hutchin- Okinawa.

The ground 44 AIR FORCE COMBAT UNITS OF WORLD WAR I1 echelon, on board ship, was diverted to Australia and later sent to Java. Six of the group’s B-17’s, which had left the US on 6 Dec, reached Hawaii during the enemy attack but were able to land safely. Later in Dec the remainder of the air echelon flew B-17’s from the US to Java. From 14 Jan to I Mar 1942, during the Japanese drive through the Philippines and Netherlands East Indies, the group operated from Java, being awarded a DUC for its action against enemy aircraft, ground installations, warships, and transports.

The group returned to Japan in the fall of 1954. Redesignated 4th Fighter-Bomber Group in Mar 1955. SQUADRONS. 334th: 1942-1945; 1946. 335th: 1942-1945; 1946. 336th: 19421945; 1946. Bushey Hall, England, 12 Sep 1942; Debden, England, Sep 1942; Steeple Morden, England, Jul-Nov 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, c. 9-10 Nov 1945. Selfridge Field, Mich, 9 Sep 1946;Andrews Field, Md, Mar 1947;Langley AFB, Va, c. 30 Apr 1949;New Castle County Aprt, Del, Aug-Nov 1950;Johnson AB, Japan, Dec 1950; Suwon, Korea, Mar 1951; Kimpo, Korea, Aug 1951;Chitose, Japan, C.

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