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448th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted 448th 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 1942 – 12 September 1945

Connections

People

  • Vernon Dossey

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 321st Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Feagans

    Military | Private First Class | Photographer | 321st Bomb Group
    Killed in action on 28 March 1944 in B-25 Mitchell (serial number 42-64552) on a mission to bomb rail way bridges at Peruggia. The aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire after leaving the target and made a forced landing near Lake Trasinieno. All...

  • Philip Judy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 321st Bomb Group

  • Glen Ovard

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 321st Bomb Group

  • Rene Petit

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 321st Bomb Group

Aircraft

Citations

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2021 09:21:27 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
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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