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465th Bombardment Squadron

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Country  United States
Disbanded  5 April 1944
Engagements  World War II
Bomber  DB-7 Boston A-20 Havoc
465th Bombardment Squadron
Active  13 July 1942 – 5 April 1944
Branch  United States Air Force

The 465th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last was assigned to the 415th Bombardment Group, stationed at Dalhart Army Airfield, Texas. It was inactivated on 5 April 1944.

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History

It was activated in mid-1942 as a light bombardment squadron and was reassigned as an operational training and demonstration unit in December 1942-March and in 1944; it further became a replacement training unit in March–April 1944.

Lineage

  • Constituted 465th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 7 July 1942.
  • Activated on 13 July 1942. Disbanded on 5 April 1944.

    Assignments

  • 27th Bombardment Group, 13 July 1942.
  • III Air Support Command, 21 November 1942.
  • Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics, c. 22 January 1943.
  • 415th Bombardment Group, 23 March 1943 – 5 April 1944.
  • Stations

  • Key Field, Mississippi, 13 July 1942.
  • Hattiesburg Army Airfield, Mississippi, 15 August 1942.
  • Harding Army Air Field, Louisiana, 26 October 1942.
  • Alachua Army Airfield, Florida, 24 January 1943.
  • Montbrook Army Air Field, Florida, c. 19 November 1943.
  • Orlando Army Air Base, Florida, 2 March 1944.
  • Dalhart Army Air Field, Texas, 19 March-5 April 1944.
  • Aircraft

  • DB-7 Boston, 1942.
  • A-20 Havoc, 1942-1944.
  • References

    465th Bombardment Squadron Wikipedia


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