332d Troop Carrier Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 513th Troop Carrier Wing, being inactivated at Sewart AFB, Tennessee on 1 December 1958.
Established as the 11th Combat Cargo Squadron under the
Fourteenth Air Force during World War II, the squadron transported supplies and reinforcements to and evacuating casualties in Burma and China, and performed the airlift of Chinese troops to eastern China for disarmament operations. Postwar, it provided transportation for General George C Marshall's Executive Headquarters (State Department agency), which was attempting to resolve the dispute between the Nationalist and Communist forces in China.
Cold War, the squadron flew cargo and personnel during the Berlin Airlift, and provided a tactical airlift during the 1950s for Tactical Air Command.
History [ edit ]
Lineage [ edit ]
11th Combat Cargo Squadron on 1 June 1944
Activated on 5 June 1944
332d Troop Carrier Squadron on 29 September 1945 Inactivated on 10 April 1947
332d Troop Carrier Squadron (Special) on 19 November 1948
Activated on 19 November 1948
Inactivated on 16 October 1949
332d Troop Carrier Squadron (Assault, Fixed Wing) on 30 June 1955
Activated on 8 November 1955
332d Troop Carrier Squadron (Assault) on 1 July 1958 Inactivated on 1 December 1958
Assignments [ edit ]
Attached to the
443d Troop Carrier Group, 16 June–12 August 1944
Under operational control of Peiping Headquarters Command, 15 April 1946
United States Army Forces, China
Under operational control of Peiping Headquarters Command, 20 June 1946–10 April 1947
Stations [ edit ]
Detachment operated from
Sookerating Airfield, India, 16 June–14 July 1944
Yunnani Airfield, China, 14 May 1945
Luliang Airfield, China, 20 June 1945
Shanghai Airport, China, 12 October 1945
Peiping Airport, China, 20 April 1946–10 April 1947
Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany, 19 November 1948–16 October 1949
Sewart AFB, Tennessee, 8 November 1955–1 December 1958.
Aircraft [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
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