808th Bombardment Squadron
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|808th Bombardment Squadron|
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Disbanded||1 April 1944|
|Bomber||B-17 Flying Fortress
The 808th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 472d Bombardment Group. It was inactivated at Clovis Army Air Field, New Mexico on 1 April 1944.
Established in mid-1943 to provide B-29 Superfortress crew training. Trained with both B-17s and B-29s. Inactivated in April 1944 with the dissolution of combat crew training.
- Constituted 808th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 May 1943.
- Activated on 1 Sep 1943.
- Redesignated 808th Bombardment Squadron (Very Heavy) on 1 Dec 1943.
- Disbanded 1 Apr 1944
- 472d Bombardment Group, 1 Sep 1943-1 Apr 1944.
- Smoky Hill Army Airfield, Kansas, 1 Sep 1943.
- Clovis Army Air Field, New Mexico, 8 Dec 1943-1 Apr 1944.
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