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513th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Constituted as 513 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942. Activated on 31 Oct 1942. Redesignated as 513 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy on 23 May 1945. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1946.

First variation, Italian made incised painted on leather

Stations. Lydda, Palestine, 31 Oct 1942; Abu Sueir, Egypt, 8 Nov 1942; Gambut, Libya, 10 Feb 1943; Soluch, Libya, 25 Feb 1943; Bengasi, Libya, 16 Apr 1943; Enifidaville, Tunisia, c. 26 Sep 1943 (detachment operated from Bengasi, Libya, 3-11 Oct 1943); San Pancrazio, Italy, 19 Nov 1943-19 Apr 1945; Harvard AAFld, NE, 8 May 1945; Grand Island AAFld, NE, 25 Jun 1945; March Field, CA, 1 Nov 1945; MacDill Field, FL c. 5 Jan-31 Mar 1946.

513th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy

Constituted as 513 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942. Activated on 31 Oct 1942. Redesignated as 513 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy on 23 May 1945. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1946.

First variation, Italian made incised painted on leather

Stations. Lydda, Palestine, 31 Oct 1942; Abu Sueir, Egypt, 8 Nov 1942; Gambut, Libya, 10 Feb 1943; Soluch, Libya, 25 Feb 1943; Bengasi, Libya, 16 Apr 1943; Enifidaville, Tunisia, c. 26 Sep 1943 (detachment operated from Bengasi, Libya, 3-11 Oct 1943); San Pancrazio, Italy, 19 Nov 1943-19 Apr 1945; Harvard AAFld, NE, 8 May 1945; Grand Island AAFld, NE, 25 Jun 1945; March Field, CA, 1 Nov 1945; MacDill Field, FL c. 5 Jan-31 Mar 1946.

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