341st Fighter Squadron

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341st Fighter Squadron
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Active1942–1946
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Forces
RoleFighter

The 341st 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 May 10, 1946.

It was allocated to the New Jersey Air National Guard and redesignated as the 141st Fighter Squadron on May 24, 1946.

History[edit]

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 340th Fighter Squadron on September 24, 1942
Activated on September 30, 1942
Inactivated on to May 1946.

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

A 341st FS P-47D at Morotai, in January 1945.

Aircraft[edit]

Operational history[edit]

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

References[edit]

 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.