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                 COMBAT CHRONOLOGY OF THE US ARMY AIR FORCES

MARCH 1942


AIRCRAFT MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT:
  A-20, Douglas Havoc
  A-24, Douglas Dauntless
  B-17, Boeing Flying Fortress
  B-24, Consolidated Liberator
  B-26, Martin Marauder
  Hudson, Lockheed
  LB-30, Consolidated Liberator
  O-47, North American
  O-49, Stinson Vigilant
  O-52, Curtiss Owl
  O-59, Piper Cub
  P-36, Curtiss Hawk
  P-38, Lockheed Lightning
  P-39, Bell Airacobra
  P-40, Curtiss
  P-400, Bell Airacobra
  Spitfire, Vickers Supermarine

SUNDAY, 1 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  CARIBBEAN (6th Air Force): During Mar, a detachment of the 23d Pursuit
Squadron (Interceptor), 36th Pursuit Group (Interceptor), is sent from Vega
Baja, Puerto Rico to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands with P-39's and P-40's.

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (3d Air Force): During Mar, the following cease flying
ASW patrols:
  15th Observation Squadron (Medium), III Air Support Command, from Ellington
Field, Houston, Texas with O-47's, O-49's and O-52's. 
  34th, 37th, and 95th Bombardment Squadrons (Medium) and 89th Reconnaissance
Squadron (Medium), 17th Bombardment Group (Medium), from Columbia AAB, South
Carolina with B-25's. The 89th is redesignated 432d Bombardment Squadron
(Medium) on 22 Apr.
  Dur Mar, the 55th, 56th, 57th and 88th Bombardment Squadrons (Light), 48th
Bombardment Group (Light), begin flying ASW patrols from Savannah AB, Georgia
with A-20's.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): The last heavy bomber mission 
is flown from Java, Netherlands East Indies (NEI).
  Air echelon of 9th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group
(Heavy), ceases operating from Jogjakarta, Java, NEI and begins a movement to
India with B-17's and LB-30's. Ground echelon is already enroute from
Australia to India.
  11th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group (Heavy), begins
a movement from Jogjakarta, Java to Melbourne, Australia with B-17's and
LB-30's.
  Air echelon of 14th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group
(Heavy) [attached to 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy)] ceases operating from
Singosari, Java with B-17's, B-24's and LB-30's and begins moving to
Melbourne, Australia. Ground echelon is at Bugo, Mindanao, Philippine
Islands.
  33d Bombardment Squadron (Medium), 22d Bombardment Group (Medium),
transfers from Brisbane to Ipswich, Australia with B-26's; first mission is 6
Apr.
  Air echelon of 91st Bombardment Squadron (Light), 27th Bombardment Group
(Light), ceases operating from Malang, Java and begins moving to Brisbane,
Australia; ground echelon is on Bataan, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
  93d Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy),
transfers from Singosari, Java to Melbourne, Australia.
  During Mar: 
  HQ 27th Bombardment Group (Light) transfers from Bataan, Luzon, Philippine
Islands to Batchelor Field, Australia.
  HQ 35th Pursuit Group (Interceptor) transfers from Brisbane, Australia to
New Delhi, India.

MONDAY, 2 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (Air Force Combat Command): 19th Observation Squadron
(Light), Air Force Combat Command, is activated at Miami Municipal Airport,
Florida and during Mar begins flying ASW patrols with L-1's and L-4's.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 5 B-17's and 3 LB-30's (the
last airplane taking off just before midnight) evacuate the last 260 men from
Jogjakarta, the last airfield on Java in Allied hands. Japanese ground forces
are within 20 miles (32 km) at this time.
  Bataan-based P-40's attack shipping in Subic Bay. The pilots claim
considerable damage to the ships, but 4 of the few P-40's remaining on Bataan
are lost.
  HQ V Bomber Command ceases operating on Java and ceases to function as an
operational unit.
  HQ 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy) transfers from Singosari, Java to
Melbourne, Australia.
  2d and 19th Bombardment Squadrons (Medium), 22d Bombardment Group (Medium),
transfer from Brisbane to Ipswich, Australia with B-26's; first mission is in
Apr.

TUESDAY, 3 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR: The Combined Chiefs of Staff (CCS) take under
consideration a recommendation to continue Operation SUPERGYMNAST (projected
plan to combine the US and British plans for the seizure of Dakar, Casablanca
and Tunisia) as an "academic study" only. Thus the proposed N African venture
ceases to affect the 8th Air Force until it is revived later as Operation
TORCH.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): Japanese aircraft attack the
airfield and harbor at Broome, Australia at 1000 hours, shortly after the
arrival of 9 heavy bombers evacuating men from Java, NEI. The Japanese
destroy 2 B-17's, 2 B-24's, 12 seaplanes, and 2 Hudsons, and kill at least 45
Dutch civilians and 20 US airmen.

WEDNESDAY, 4 MARCH 1942

PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, 7th Air Force): A lone Japanese aircraft attempts to
attack Honolulu, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, but drops its bombs short of the
city. Overcast conditions prevent successful pursuit by 7th Air Force
aircraft.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 11th and 22d Bombardment
Squadrons (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group (Heavy), arrive at Melbourne,
Australia from Jogjakarta, Java, NEI with B-17's and LB-30's.
  Air echelon of 14th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group
(Heavy) [attached to 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy)] begins operating from
Melbourne, Australia with B-17's, B-24's and LB-30's; ground echelon is at
Bugo, Mindanano, Philippine Islands attached to 5th Interceptor Command
(Provisional).
  Air echelon of 28th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group
(Heavy), transfers from Singosari, Java, NEI to Melbourne, Australia with
B-17's, B-24's and LB-30's. Ground echelon remains in Luzon and Mindanano
Islands, Philippine Islands attached to the 5th Interceptor Command
(Provisional).

THURSDAY, 5 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (HQ AAF): HQ XII Interceptor Command is activated at Drew
Field, Tampa, Florida.
  (1st Air Force): The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) begins flying ASW patrols off
the E coast.

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (10th Air Force): Major General
Lewis H Brereton who arrived in India from the NEI on 25 Feb, formally takes
command of the 10th Air Force, which at this time has 8 tactical aircraft
(B-17's).

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): Air echelon of 30th Bombardment
Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy), arrives at Melbourne,
Australia from Singosari, Java, NEI with B-17's, B-24's and LB-30's. The
ground echelon is on Luzon and Mindanao Islands, Philippine Islands attached
to the 5th Interceptor Command (Provisional).

FRIDAY, 6 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  CARIBBEAN (6th Air Force): HQ XXVI Interceptor Command is activated at
Albrook Field, Canal Zone, Brigadier General Adlai H Gilkeson commanding.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): HQ 8th Pursuit Group
(Interceptor) and 35th, 36th and 80th Pursuit Squadrons (Interceptor) arrive
at Brisbane, Australia from the US with P-39's; first mission in Apr.

SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (Air Force Combat Command): 19th Observation Squadron
(Light), Air Force Combat Command, transfers from Jacksonville Municipal
Airport from Miami Municipal Airport, Florida and continues flying ASW
patrols with L-1's and L-4's.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): HQ 22d Bombardment Group
(Medium) transfers from Brisbane to Ipswich, Australia.

SUNDAY, 8 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ALASKA (11th Air Force): Colonel William O Butler assumes command of the
11th Air Force with HQ at Ft Richardson, Anchorage, Territory of Alaska.

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (10th Air Force): HQ 10th Air
Force begins moving from Patterson Field, Fairfield, Ohio to India. Between
this date and 13 Mar, the 8 B-17's in India transport 474 troops and 29 tons
(26.3 metric tonnes) of supplies from India to Magwe, Burma and on the
return flights evacuate 423 civilians.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): Air echelons of 16th and 17th
Bombardment Squadrons (Light), 27th Bombardment Group (Light), cease
operating from Batchelor Field, Northern Territory and begin a movement to
Brisbane, Australia with A-24's; ground echelon is on Bataan, Luzon,
Philippine Islands.
  89th and 90th Bombardment Squadrons (Light), 3d Bombardment Group (Light),
transfer from Brisbane to Charters Towers, Australia with A-20's; first
mission is in Apr.
  Following units transfer from Brisbane to Ballarat, Australia:
  HQ 38th Bombardment Group (Medium) and 15th Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium)
with B-26's. Ground echelon of 69th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) also
transfers; air echelon of 69th remains in US until May 42.
  39th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 35th Pursuit Group (Interceptor) with
P-39's.

MONDAY, 9 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR: Military reorganization, implementing an Executive Order
of 28 Feb, becomes effective. The Air Corps and the US Army Air Force Combat
Command, which previously had made up the Army Air Forces (AAF) under
Lieutenant General Henry H "Hap" Arnold as Chief, are discontinued, and the
AAF is reorganized with Arnold as Commanding General. Army Ground Forces
under Lieutenant General Lesly J McNair and Services of Supply (later Army
Service Forces) under Lieutenant General Brehon B Sommervell are also
organized. All are under control of General George C Marshall, Chief of Staff
(CoS). In the US Navy (USN), Admiral Ernest V King, Commander-in-Chief (CinC)
US Fleet, assumes additional responsibilities as he succeeds Admiral Harold R
Stark as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (10th Air Force): Japanese
forces complete the capture of Rangoon, Burma, dealing China a great blow by
cutting off supplies from the Burma Road.

TUESDAY, 10 MARCH 1942

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): HQ 3d Bombardment Group (Light)
and 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light) transfer from Brisbane to Charters
Towers, Australia with A-20's; first mission is 6 Apr.
  Arriving at Brisbane are the A-24 air echelons of the following 27th
Bombardment Group (Light) units:
  16th and 17th Bombardment Squadrons (Light) from Batchelor Field,
Australia, and 
  91st Bombardment Squadron (Light) from Malang, Java. 
  Ground echelon of all 3 squadrons is on Bataan, Luzon, Philippine Islands.

THURSDAY, 12 MARCH 1942

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (10th Air Force): 10 P-40's
arrive in Karachi, India by ship from Australia.
  Arriving at Karachi, India are:
  HQ 7th Bombardment Group (Heavy) and 88th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy)
from Australia; the air echelon of the 88th is at Townsville, Australia with
B-17's; 88th will be redesignated 436th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 22
Apr; last mission from Australia is 14 Mar; first mission is CBI is 4 Jun;
and
  16th and 25th Pursuit Squadrons (Interceptor), 51st Pursuit Group
(Interceptor), from the US with P-40's; first mission is in Jul 42.

FRIDAY, 13  MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (3d Air Force): HQ XII Bomber Command is activated at
MacDill Field, Tampa, Florida.

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (10th Air Force): 26th Pursuit
Squadron (Interceptor), 51st Pursuit Group (Interceptor), arrives at Karachi,
India from the US with P-40's; first mission is 15 Oct.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 36th Pursuit Squadron
(Interceptor), 8th Pursuit Group (Interceptor), transfers from Brisbane to
Lowood, Australia with P-39's.

SATURDAY, 14 MARCH 1942

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (10th Air Force): HQ 51st
Pursuit Group (Interceptor) arrives at Karachi, India from the US.
  9th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group (Heavy), arrives
at Karachi, India from Australia with B-17's; first mission is 2 Apr.
 
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 13th Reconnaissance Squadron
(Heavy), 43d Bombardment Group (Heavy), transfers from Melbourne to Laverton,
Australia with B-17's; the 13th will be redesignated 403d Bombardment
Squadron (Heavy) on 22 Apr; first mission is Oct 42.
  Air echelon of 14th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group
(Heavy), ceases operating from Melbourne, Australia with B-17's; men and
equipment are transferred to other units; the ground echelon is at Bugo,
Mindanano and fights as infantry; the unit is carried as an active unit but
is not manned or equipped after the surrender of the Philippines in May 42.
  Detachment of the 22d Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group
(Heavy), ceases operating from Townsville and returns to base at Melbourne,
Australia with B-17's.
  40th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy) is formed at Townsville, Australia
with LB-30's and assigned to 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy); first mission
is today; squadron is redesignated 435th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 22
Apr. 
  Air echelon of 88th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment
Group (Heavy), ceases operating from Townsville, Australia with B-17's and
begins moving to Karachi, India; squadron is redesignated 436th Bombardment
Squadron (Heavy) on 22 Apr; first mission in CBI is 4 Jun.

SUNDAY, 15 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ALASKA (11th Air Force): XI Interceptor Command is activated at Elmendorf
Field, Anchorage, Territory of Alaska, Colonel Norman D Sillin commanding.
Its operational components are the 11th and the 18th Pursuit Squadrons
(Interceptor).

  CARIBBEAN (6th Air Force): 24th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 16th
Pursuit Group (Interceptor), transfers from Albrook Field, Canal Zone to La
Joya, Panama with P-36's.

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (4th Air Force): 123d Observation Squadron (Light), 70th
Observation Group, at Gray Field, Ft Lewis sends a detachment to Hoquiam,
Washington with O-46, O-47 and O-49 to fly ASW patrols.

SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (SOPAC, 7th Air Force): 67th Pursuit Squadron
(Interceptor), 58th Pursuit Group (Interceptor), the first AAF tactical unit
in the theater, arrives on New Caledonia from the US with P-400's.

MONDAY, 16 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (2d Air Force): 116th Observation Squadron (Medium),
70th Observation Group, based at Gray Field, Ft Lewis, Washington sends a
detachment to Yakima with O-47's and O-49's to fly ASW patrols.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 3 B-17's of the 40th
Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy) begin
evacuating General Douglas MacArthur, his family, and his staff from Del
Monte, Mindanao, Philippine Islands to Australia.
  39th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 35th Pursuit Group (Interceptor),
transfers from Ballarat to Mount Gambier, Australia with P-39's; first
combat is 2 Jun.
  64th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 43d Bombardment Group (Heavy), arrives
at Sydney, Australia from the US with B-17's; first mission is 13 Aug.
  68th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 58th Pursuit Group (Interceptor),
arrives at Amberly Field, Australia from the US with P-39's.

TUESDAY, 17 MARCH 1942

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): General Douglas MacArthur
arrives in Australia to assume command of United Nations forces in the SWPA.
He actually assumed command on 18 Apr.
  8th Bombardment Squadron (Light), 3d Bombardment Group (Light), transfers
from Brisbane to Charters Towers, Australia with A-20's; first mission is 1
Apr.
  9th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 49th Pursuit Group (Interceptor)
transfers from Williamstown to Darwin, Australia with P-40's; first mission
is 18 Mar.

FRIDAY, 20 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  CARIBBEAN (6th Air Force): 39th Observation Squadron (Medium), 72d
Observation Group, transfers from France Field to Howard Field, Canal Zone
with O-47's and O-49's.

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (HQ AAF): "Plan for Initiation of US Army Bombardment
Operations in the British Isles" further elaborates previous AAF plans
outlining the intention of launching strategic bombardment from the UK
against facilities supporting German national, economic, and industrial
structure.
  (2d Air Force): 390th Bombardment Squadron (Medium), 42d Bombardment
Group (Medium), transfers from Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho to McChord Field,
Tacoma, Washington and begins flying ASW patrols with A-29's.

EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS [ETO, Army Air Forces in Britain (AAFIB)]: A
report submitted by Brigadier General Ira C Eaker in compliance with Major
General James E Chaney's instructions of 25 Feb indicates completion of
studies of Royal Air Force (RAF) Bomber Command operations and of airfields,
training, tactical doctrine, equipment, and methods of conducting air
offensive in cooperation with the RAF. The report also indicates much
dependence upon the British for the present but emphasizes the apparent
compatibility of the tactical doctrines of the US (daylight precision
bombing) and RAF (night area bombing), and implies the principle of
coordinating these attacks to complement each other.

TUESDAY, 24 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (4th Air Force): 94th Pursuit Squadron (Fighter), 1st
Pursuit Group (Fighter), ceases flying ASW patrols from Long Beach,
California with P-38's.

PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, 7th Air Force): 23d Bombardment Squadron (Heavy),
5th Bombardment Group (Heavy), transfers from Hickam Field to Mokuleia,
Territory of Hawaii with B-17's and continues flying patrols.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): Air echelon of 91st Bombardment
Squadron (Light), 27th Bombardment Group (Light), ceases operating from
Brisbane, Australia and begins moving to Charters Towers, Australia with
A-24's. Ground echelon is on Bataan, Luzon, Philippine Islands.

WEDNESDAY, 25 MARCH 1942

EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS (ETO) (AAFIB): Major Cecil P Lessig becomes
the first AAF pilot to fly a mission over France in World War II. Flying a
Spitfire VB with RAF 64 Squadron from Hornchurch, England, Lessig
participates in a 36-aircraft fighter sweep that is recalled when 50
Luftwaffe fighters challenge them.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 16th and 17th Bombardment
Squadrons (Light), 27th Bombardment Group (Light), cease operating from
Brisbane, Australia with A-24's and begin moving to Charters Towers,
Australia.

THURSDAY, 26 MARCH 1942

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 3 B-17's of the 40th
Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy), evacuate
Philippine President Manual L Quezon and his family to Australia.

FRIDAY, 27 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (1st Air Force): 119th Observation Squadron (Medium),
I Air Support Command (attached to 59th Observation Group), transfers from
Newark Municipal Airport to Ft Dix, Wrightstown, New Jersey with O-47's,
O-49's and O-52's and begins flying ASW patrols.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 30th Bombardment Squadron
(Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy), transfers from Melbourne to
Cloncurry, Australia with B-17's; ground echelon is on Bataan and Mindanao,
Philippine Islands.

SATURDAY, 28 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (1st Air Force): Units of the I Bomber Command engaged in
ASW patrols are placed under operational control of Commander, Eastern Sea
Frontier, USN.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): HQ 43d Bombardment Group
(Heavy) and 63d and 65th Bombardment Squadrons (Heavy) arrive at Sydney,
Australia from the US with B-17's; first mission is 14 Aug and 12 Nov
respectively.
  28th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy),
transfers from Melbourne to Cloncurry, Australia with B-17's; a detachment
begins operating from Perth, Australia; ground echelon is on Bataan on
Mindanao, Philippine Islands.
  80th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 8th Pursuit Group (Interceptor),
transfers from Brisbane to Lowood, Australia with P-39's; first mission is
22 Jul.

SUNDAY, 29 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (3d Air Force): 24th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy) and
340th, 341st and 342d Bombardment Squadrons (Heavy), 97th Bombardment Group
(Heavy), transfer from MacDill Field, Tampa to Sarasota AAFld, Florida with
B-17's and begin flying ASW patrols.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 19th Bombardment Squadron
(Medium), 22d Bombardment Group (Medium), transfers from Ipswich to
Townsville, Australia with B-26's; first mission is 6 Apr.
  93d Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy), transfers
from Melbourne to Cloncurry, Australia with B-17's; ground echelon is on
Bataan and Mindanao, Philippine Islands; first mission is 23 Jul.

TUESDAY, 31 MARCH 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS 

  ZONE OF INTERIOR (HQ AAF): Major General Carl Spaatz suggests that the now
"task-less 8th Air Force" be made the nucleus for AAFIB.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 8th Bombardment Squadron
(Light), 3d Bombardment Group (Light), transfers from Charters Towers,
Australia to Port Moresby, New Guinea with A-20's; first mission is 1 Apr.

SOURCES: 
AIR FORCE COMBAT UNITS OF WORLD WAR II, Office of Air Force History,
  Headquarters USAF, 1961, ISBN 0-912799-02-1
COMBAT SQUADRONS OF THE AIR FORCE, WORLD WAR II, Office of Air Force
  History, Headquarters USAF 1982
THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by the
  Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1973
THE MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR DIARY by Roger A. Freeman, ISBN 1-85409-071-2

Jack McKillop
USAF (Airways and Air Communications Service)
1955-59

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