313th Bombardment Squadron

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313th Bombardment Squadron
Active 1942-1943
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Bombardment

The 313th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 21st Bombardment Group, based at MacDill Field, Florida. It was inactivated on 10 October 1943.


Established in January 1942 as B-25 Mitchell medium bomber Operational Training Unit for Third Air Force. Also flew antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. Became a B-26 Marauder OTU in June 1942, and 16 July-10 October 1943; replacement training unit, 15 May-15 July 1943.

Disbanded in October 1943 when B-26 training ended.


  • Constituted 313th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 13 January 1942
Activated on 1 February 1942
Disbanded on 10 October 1943





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

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