465th Bombardment Squadron

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465th Bombardment Squadron
465th Bombardment Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 465th Bombardment Squadron
Active 13 July 1942 – 5 April 1944
Disbanded 5 April 1944
Country  United States
Branch Roundel of the USAF.svg United States Air Force
Engagements World War II
Aircraft flown
Bomber DB-7 Boston
A-20 Havoc

The 465th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last was assigned to the 415th Bombardment Group, stationed at Dalhart Army Airfield, Texas. It was inactivated on 5 April 1944.


It was activated in mid-1942 as a light bombardment squadron and was reassigned as an operational training and demonstration unit in December 1942-March and in 1944; it further became a replacement training unit in March–April 1944.


  • Constituted 465th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 7 July 1942.
Activated on 13 July 1942.
Disbanded on 5 April 1944.





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


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