340th Fighter Squadron

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340th Fighter Squadron
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Active 1942-1946
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Fighter

The 340th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 348th Fighter Group, based at Itami Air Base, Japan. It was inactivated on 10 May 1946.

History[edit]

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 341st Fighter Squadron on 24 September 1942
Activated on 30 September 1942
Inactivated on 10 May 1946
  • Redesignated 141st Fighter Squadron, and allotted to New Jersey ANG on 24 May 1946.

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

Operational history[edit]

Combat in Southwest and Western Pacific, 30 July 1943 – 15 August 1945.

References[edit]

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

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