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493d Fighter-Bomber Squadron & 493d Fighter Squadron, Single Engine
Constituted as 56 Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 20 Nov 1940.  Activated on 15 Jan 1941.  Redesignated as: 56 Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 28 Aug 1942; 493 Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 Aug 1943; 493 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 30 May 1944.  Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945.

Insignia USA made on chenille.

Stations. S. Savannah, GA, 15 Jan 1941; Will Rogers Field, OK, 23 May 1941; Savannah, GA, 7 Feb 1942; Key Field, MS, 28 Jun 1942; William Northern Field, TN, 15 Aug 1943; Walterboro AAFld, SC, 27 Jan-13 Mar 1944; Ibsley, England, 29 Mar 1944; Deux Jumeaux, France, 18 Jun 1944; Villacoublay, France, 29 Aug 1944; Cambrai/Niergnies, France, 16 Sep 1944; St Trond, Belgium, c. 5 Oct 194; Kelz, Germany, 26 Mar 1945; Kassel, Germany, c. 17 Apr 1945; Illesheim, Germany, 28 Apr 1945; Laon, France, 5 Jul-Aug 1945.

493d Fighter-Bomber Squadron & 493d Fighter Squadron, Single Engine

Constituted as 56 Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated as: 56 Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 28 Aug 1942; 493 Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 Aug 1943; 493 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 30 May 1944. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945.

Insignia USA made on chenille.

Stations. S. Savannah, GA, 15 Jan 1941; Will Rogers Field, OK, 23 May 1941; Savannah, GA, 7 Feb 1942; Key Field, MS, 28 Jun 1942; William Northern Field, TN, 15 Aug 1943; Walterboro AAFld, SC, 27 Jan-13 Mar 1944; Ibsley, England, 29 Mar 1944; Deux Jumeaux, France, 18 Jun 1944; Villacoublay, France, 29 Aug 1944; Cambrai/Niergnies, France, 16 Sep 1944; St Trond, Belgium, c. 5 Oct 194; Kelz, Germany, 26 Mar 1945; Kassel, Germany, c. 17 Apr 1945; Illesheim, Germany, 28 Apr 1945; Laon, France, 5 Jul-Aug 1945.

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