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446th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted 446th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 19 Jun 1942. Activated on 26 Jun 1942. Inactivated on 12 Sep 1945

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Stations

Station Location Date
Assigned 321st Bomb Group 26 June 1944 – 12 September 1945

Connections

People

  • Joy Bedwell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 321st Bomb Group

  • Harold Brellenthin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 321st Bomb Group

  • Robert Burgess

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Charles Kendall

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Gunner | 321st Bomb Group

  • Rocco Milano

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Aircraft Crew Chief | 321st Bomb Group

  • Frederic Ritger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 321st Bomb Group
    Ritger played football for Columbia University where he did his undergraduate work. He earned his law degree from Rutgers University. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney for New Jersey.

Aircraft

Citations

Distinguished Unit Citations: Athens, Greece, 8 Oct 1943; France, 18 Aug 1944.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2021 09:15:59 Emily Created entry with type, category, name, us air force combat units of world war ii description, citations, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations and stations
Sources

Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, a complete history of the unit can be found at 57th Bomb Wing Association

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