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416th Night Fighter Squadron

Squadron

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted 416th Night Fighter Squadron on 17 Feb 1943. Activated on 20 Feb 1943. Inactivated on 9 Nov 1946

Structure

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  • 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 8 August 1943

Citations

Distinguished Unit Citation: MTO, 10-11 Apr 1944.

Revisions

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07 June 2021 07:33:11 Emily Created entry with type, category, name, motto, us air force combat units of world war ii description, citations, air forces, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations, stations and media associations
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Combat Squadrons of the Air Force World War II

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