The 479th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last was assigned to the 336th Bombardment Group, stationed at Lake Charles Army Air Field, Louisiana. It was inactivated on 1 May 1944.

479th Bombardment Squadron
479th Bombardment Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 479th Bombardment Squadron
Active1942-1944
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Air Force
TypeBombardment

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HistoryEdit

Established by III Bomber Command as a B-26 Marauder training squadron.

LineageEdit

  • Constituted 479th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 9 July 1942
Activated on 15 July 1942
Inactivated on 1 May 1944

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ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.

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