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70th Troop Carrier Squadron

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Active  1943-1950
Role  Airlift
Country  United States
70th Troop Carrier Squadron
Branch  United States Air Force

The 70th Troop Carrier Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 433d Troop Carrier Group, based at Cleveland Municipal Airport, Ohio. It was inactivated on 3 October 1950.

Contents

Lineage

  • Constituted 70th Troop Carrier Squadron on 22 January 1943
  • Activated on 9 February 1943 Inactivated on 15 January 1946
  • Activated in the reserve on 3 August 1947
  • Redesignated 70th Troop Carrier Squadron (Medium) on 27 June 1949 Inactivated on 3 October 1950

    Assignments

  • 433d Troop Carrier Group, 9 February 1943 – 15 January 1946
  • 433d Troop Carrier Group, 3 August 1947 – 3 October 1950.
  • Stations

  • Florence AAF, South Carolina, 9 February 1943
  • Sedalia AAF, Missouri, 19 March 1943
  • Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, North Carolina, g June 1943
  • Baer Field, Indiana, 1–13 August 1943
  • RAAF Base Townsville, Australia, 7 September 1943
  • Jackson Airfield (7 Mile Drome), Port Moresby, New Guinea, 21 September 1943
  • Nadzab Airfield Complex, New Guinea, 10 October 1943
  • Hollandia Airfield Complex, Netherlands East Indies, c. 3 July 1944
  • Mokmer Airfield, Biak, Netherlands East Indies, c. 20 October 1944
  • Dulag Airfield, Leyte, Philippines, 28 February 1945
  • Tanauan Airfield, Leyte, Philippines, 12 April 1945
  • Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines, c. 29 June 1945
  • North Field, Iwo Jima, 26 August 1945
  • Ie Shima Airfield, Okinawa, 15 September 1945
  • Tachikawa AB, Japan, 30 September 1945 – 15 January 1946
  • Cleveland Municipal Airport, Ohio, 27 June 1949 – 3 October 1950.
  • Aircraft

  • C-47 Skytrain, 1943–1944
  • C-46 Commando, 1944–1945
  • Operational history

    Aerial transportation during World War II; airborne assault at Aparri, Luzon, 23 June 1945.

    References

    70th Troop Carrier Squadron Wikipedia


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