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4th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted 4th Provisional Transport Squadron on 1 Mar 1935. Redesignated 4th Transport Squadron on 25 Jun 1935. Activated on 8 Jul 1935. Redesignated 4th Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 13 Dec 1945.

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  • 62nd Troop Carrier Group

    62nd Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    The Group was only in England to carry out further training exercises before joining the Twelfth Air Force in the Mediterranean theater. Over the course of the war, the Group flew in paratroops, military and medical supplies and propaganda leaflets....

  • 64th Troop Carrier Group

    64th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    The Group trained with the Eighth Air Force flying from Ramsbury, Wiltshire. The Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force on 14 September 1942. Its first mission was dropping paratroops into French North-West Africa, at Maison Blanche, Algeria on...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Assigned 62nd Troop Carrier Group 10 May 1941 – 14 November 1945
Detachment to 64th Troop Carrier Group, CBI Theatre 3 April 1944 – 15 June 1944

Citations

Distinguished Unit Citation: CBI Theater, 7 Apr-15 Jun 1944.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2021 10:00:42 Emily Created entry with type, category, name, us air force combat units of world war ii description and citations
Sources

Combat Squadrons of the Air Force World War II

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