590th Bombardment Squadron

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590th Bombardment Squadron
Active 1943-1944
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Bombardment Training

The 590th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last was assigned to the 395th Bombardment Group, stationed at Ardmore Army Air Field, Oklahoma. It was inactivated on 1 April 1944.

History[edit]

The unit was established as a B-17 Flying Fortress Operational Training Unit (OTU) as part of Second Air Force. It was inactivated in April 1944 as part of the phaseout of B-17 training.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 590th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 29 January 1943
Activated on 16 February 1943
Inactivated on 1 April 1944

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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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