Constituted as 414th Observation Group on 30 Mar 1943. Activated on 1 Apr 1943. Assigned to Third AF. Redesignated 424th Reconnaissance Group on 20 Apr 1943. Apparently was never fully organized. Disbanded on 15 Aug 1943.
Squadrons. 15th: 1943. 36th: 1943. 37th: 1943. 38th: 1943.
Stations. DeRidder AAB, La, 1 Apr-15 Aug 1943.
426th Reconnaissance Group
Constituted as 416th Reconnaissance Group on 25 Jun 1943. Activated on Jul 1943. Assigned to Third AF. Apparently was never fully organized. Disbanded on 15 Aug 1943.
Squadrons. 44th: 1943. 45th: 1943. 46th: 1943. 47th: 1943.
Stations. Gainesville AAFld, Tex, 1 Jul-15 Aug 1943.
Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986
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