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334th Bombardment Group

Constituted as 334th Bombardment Group (Medium) on 9 Jul 1942 and activated on 16 Jul. Assigned to Third AF. Equipped with B-25's. Trained replacement crews for combat. Disbanded on 1 May 1944.

Squadrons. 470th: 1942-1944. 471st: 1942-1944. 472d: 1942-1944. 473d: 1942-1944.

Stations. Greenville AAB, SC, 16 Jul 1942-1 May 1944.

Commanders. 1st Lt Francis M Whitlock Jr, 18 Jul 1942; Col A J Bird Jr, 5 Aug 1942-Apr 1944.

Campaigns. American Theater.

Decorations. None.

Insigne. Shield: Azure, on a fess or between in chief three drop-bombs and in base four of the like of the second, three similar bombs of the first. Motto: Auxiliam Ab Alto - Aid from Above. (Approved 18 Feb 1943.)

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986


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