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17th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted 17th Transport Squadron on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 11 Dec 1940. Redesignated 17th Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 31 Ju1 1945.

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  • 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 64th Troop Carrier Group 11 December 1940 – 31 December 1945

Citations

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2021 10:51:30 Emily Created entry with type, category, name, us air force combat units of world war ii description, citations, air forces, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations and stations
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Combat Squadrons of the Air Force World War II

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