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426th Night Fighter Squadron 
Constituted 426th Night Fighter Squadron on 8 Dec 1943. Activated on 1 Jan 1944. Inactivated on 5 Nov 1945.

Douglas P-70 Havoc, 1944
Northrop P-61 Black Widow, 1944-1945

Emblem. Approved on 8 Jun 1944. CBI made painted multi piece leather.

Provenance: SGT Richard Stanley Nephew, Crew Chief , P-61 # 425626, A Flight

Stations. Hammer Field, CA, 1 Jan 1944; Delano AAFld, CA, 31 Mar-15 Jun 1944; Madhaiganj, India, c. 9 Aug 1944; Chengtu, China, 5 Nov 1944 (detachments operated from Kunming, China, Nov-25 Dec 1944; Hsian, China, 27 Nov 1944-17 Aug 1945); Shwangliu, China, Mar 1945 (detachments operated from Liangshan, China, Apr-1-Aug 1945; Ankang, China, Apr-21 Aug 1945); India, Sep-Oct 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 3-5 Nov 1945.

426th Night Fighter Squadron

Constituted 426th Night Fighter Squadron on 8 Dec 1943. Activated on 1 Jan 1944. Inactivated on 5 Nov 1945.

Douglas P-70 Havoc, 1944
Northrop P-61 Black Widow, 1944-1945

Emblem. Approved on 8 Jun 1944. CBI made painted multi piece leather.

Provenance: SGT Richard Stanley Nephew, Crew Chief , P-61 # 425626, A Flight

Stations. Hammer Field, CA, 1 Jan 1944; Delano AAFld, CA, 31 Mar-15 Jun 1944; Madhaiganj, India, c. 9 Aug 1944; Chengtu, China, 5 Nov 1944 (detachments operated from Kunming, China, Nov-25 Dec 1944; Hsian, China, 27 Nov 1944-17 Aug 1945); Shwangliu, China, Mar 1945 (detachments operated from Liangshan, China, Apr-1-Aug 1945; Ankang, China, Apr-21 Aug 1945); India, Sep-Oct 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 3-5 Nov 1945.

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