754th Bombardment Squadron

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754th Bombardment Squadron
754th Bombardment Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 754th Bombardment Squadron
Active 1943-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Bombardment
"The Shack" B-24J-155-CO Liberator 44-40298

The 754th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 458th Bombardment Group stationed at March Field, California.

History[edit]

Established as a B-24 Liberator strategic bombardment squadron in early 1943. Trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to European Theater of Operations and assigned to Eighth Air Force, 2d Bombardment Division. Performed strategic bombardment of enemy targets over European continent, February 1944 - July 1945. Most squadron personnel demobilized in Europe and returned to the United States.

Re-manned and re-equipped with B-29 Superfortress Very Heavy bomber and trained for deployment to Pacific, however war ended before unit could be deployed. Assigned to Continental Air Forces, however inactivated in October 1945.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 754th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 May 1943
Activated on 1 July 1943
Redesignated 754th Bombardment Squadron (Very Heavy) on 5 August 1945
Inactivated on 17 October 1945.

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References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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