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779th Bomb Squadron

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Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber squadron in mid-1943, trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO), October 1943, becoming a Fifteenth Air Force heavy bomb squadron, attacking enemy targets both in the MTO and European Theater of Operations (ETO). After end of war in Europe, used B-24s for transport of personnel from various points in Europe to Waller Field, Trinidad, being attached to Air Transport Command. Inactivated 31 July 1945.

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  • Marvin Hammett

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner | 464th Bomb Group

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15 November 2016 00:04:23 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, description, air forces, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations and media associations
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/779th_Tactical_Airlift_Squadron

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