808th Bombardment Squadron

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808th Bombardment Squadron
Active 1943-1944
Country  United States
Branch Roundel of the USAF.svg United States Air Force
Type Bombardment
Engagements World War II
Disbanded 1 April 1944
Aircraft flown
Bomber B-17 Flying Fortress
B-29 Superfortress

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





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