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414th Night Fighter Squadron

Squadron

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted 414th Night Fighter Squadron on 21 Jan 1943. Activated on 26 Jan 1943. Inactivated on 1 September 1947.

Structure

Part of
  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 62nd Fighter Wing
  • 63rd Fighter Wing
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Stations

Station Location Date
Assigned 12th Air Force May 1943

Connections

People

  • Joseph Cotton

    Military | Lieutenant | Radar Observer

  • Edgar James

    Military | Captain

  • George Morrell

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    George Morrell completed 86 missions during the Second World War. ...

Citations

DUC Mediterranean Theatre, 23-24 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2020 15:04:46 Emily Created entry with type, category, name, motto, us air force combat units of world war ii description, citations, air forces, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
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