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434th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
434th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
Constituted 19th Reconnaissance Squadron (Light) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated: 94th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 14 Aug 1941; 94th Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium) on 30 Dec 1941; 434th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 22 Apr 1942. Inactivated on 22 Jan 1946.

Insignia approved on 18 Feb 1942. Italian made painted leather.

McChord Field, WA, 15 Jan 1941; Esler Field, La, 27 Feb-3 Jul 1942 (operated from Stockton Field, Ca, 24 May-24 Jun 1942); Ismailia, Egypt, 14 Aug 1942; LG 88, Egypt, 29 Sep 1942; Gambut, Libya, 5 Dec 1942; Magrun LC, Libya, 14 Dec 1942; Gambut, Libya, 17 Dec 1942; Castel Benito, Libya, 16 Feb 1943; El Assa, Libya, 8 Mar 1943; Medenine, Tunisia, 3 Apr 1943; Sfax, Tunisia, 17 Apr 1943; Hergla, Tunisia, 2 Jun 1943; Ponte Olivo, Sicily, 2 Aug 1943; Gerbini, Sicily, 22 Aug 1943; Foggia, Italy, 2 Nov 1943; Gaudo Airfield, Italy, 18 Jan-4 Feb 1944; Kurmitola, India, 21 Mar 1944; Madhaiganj Airfield, India, 13 Jun 1944; Comilla, India, 21 Jul 1944; Fenny, India, 27 Nov 1944 (operated from Magwe, Burma, 5-24 May 1945); Pandaveswar, India, 17 Sep 1945; Karachi, India, 22 Nov-24 Dec 1945; Ft Lawton, WA, 21-22 Tan 1946.

434th Bombardment Squadron, Medium

434th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
Constituted 19th Reconnaissance Squadron (Light) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated: 94th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 14 Aug 1941; 94th Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium) on 30 Dec 1941; 434th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 22 Apr 1942. Inactivated on 22 Jan 1946.

Insignia approved on 18 Feb 1942. Italian made painted leather.

McChord Field, WA, 15 Jan 1941; Esler Field, La, 27 Feb-3 Jul 1942 (operated from Stockton Field, Ca, 24 May-24 Jun 1942); Ismailia, Egypt, 14 Aug 1942; LG 88, Egypt, 29 Sep 1942; Gambut, Libya, 5 Dec 1942; Magrun LC, Libya, 14 Dec 1942; Gambut, Libya, 17 Dec 1942; Castel Benito, Libya, 16 Feb 1943; El Assa, Libya, 8 Mar 1943; Medenine, Tunisia, 3 Apr 1943; Sfax, Tunisia, 17 Apr 1943; Hergla, Tunisia, 2 Jun 1943; Ponte Olivo, Sicily, 2 Aug 1943; Gerbini, Sicily, 22 Aug 1943; Foggia, Italy, 2 Nov 1943; Gaudo Airfield, Italy, 18 Jan-4 Feb 1944; Kurmitola, India, 21 Mar 1944; Madhaiganj Airfield, India, 13 Jun 1944; Comilla, India, 21 Jul 1944; Fenny, India, 27 Nov 1944 (operated from Magwe, Burma, 5-24 May 1945); Pandaveswar, India, 17 Sep 1945; Karachi, India, 22 Nov-24 Dec 1945; Ft Lawton, WA, 21-22 Tan 1946.

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