374th Bomb Squadron

Official 374th Bm Sq Patch
China-Burma-India
1942 - 1945

(Wombat patch image provided by David A. Donnan )

| Commanders | Stations | Campaigns | Decorations |

      The 374th Bombardment Squadron Heavy was constituted on 28 Jan 1942. The unit activated on 15 Apr 1942.

      The 374th was assigned to the 308th Bombardment Group throughout its WW II existence; inactivated on 6 Jan 1946.

Commanders:

Capt Walter B. Beat - Sep 1942
( KIA; 21 Aug 43)

Capt Robert Barnet - Aug 1943

(more to be added)

Stations:

Gowen Field, Idaho - 15 Apr 1942;
Davis-Monthan Field, Ariz. - 18 Jun 1942;
Alamogordo, NM - 24 Jul 1942;
Davis-Monthan Field, Ariz. - 28 Aug 1942;
Wendover Field, Utah - 1 Oct - 28 Nov 1942;
Pueblo AAB, CO - 30 Nov 1942 - 2 Jan 1943;
Chengkung, China - 20 Mar 1943;
Kwanghan, China - 18 Feb 1945;
Rupsi, India - 27 Jun - 14 Oct 1945;
Camp Kilmer, NJ - 5 & 6 Jan 1946

Campaigns:

India - Burma

China Defensive

New Guinea

Western Pacific

China Offensive

Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater

Decorations:

Distinguished Unit Citations:

China; 21 Aug 1943

East & South China Seas, Straights of Formosa,
and Gulf of Tonkin; 24 May 1944 - 28 Apr 1945





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