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WWII Patch, AAF, 500FBS 306BS 85BG Sky-Divers Fighter-Bomber SQ. #1

WWII Patch, AAF, 500FBS 306BS 85BG Sky-Divers Fighter-Bomber SQ.  #1

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WWII US Army Air Force Squadron Patch #1
US AAF
  500th Fighter Bomber Squadron,  306th Bomb Squadron, 85th Bomb Group
USAAF   500FBS, 306BS, 85BG
500th Fighter Bombardment Squadron / 306th Bombardment Squadron, 85th Bomb Group
Sky Divers
Walt Disney Design
4.75 x 5.5 inches

Fighter Fighting Bomb Bombing Bomber Bombardment squadron.

500th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
The 500th Fighter-Bomber Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 85th Fighter-Bomber Group stationed at Harris Neck Army Airfield, Georgia. It was inactivated on 1 May 1944.

History
Lineage
    * Constituted 306th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 13 January 1942
    Activated on 10 February 1942
    Redesignated: 306th Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 27 July 1942
    Redesignated: 500th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 August 1943
    Disbanded on 1 May 1944.

Assignments

    * 85th Bombardment (later Fighter-Bomber) Group, 10 February 1942 - 1 May 1944.

Stations

    * Savannah AAB, Georgia, 10 February 1942
    * Bowman Field, Kentucky, c. 16 February 1942
    * Hunter Field, Georgia, 8 June 1942
    * Waycross AAF, Georgia, 15 August 1942
    * Gillespie Field, Nashville, Tennessee, 3 October 1942
    * Blythe AAB, California, 2 November 1942
    * Rice AAF, California, c. 11 December 1942
    * Harding AAF, Louisiana, c. 9 April 1943
    * Waycross AAF, Georgia, 23 August 1943
    * Harris Neck AAF, Georgia, 11 December 1943-1 May 1944

Aircraft
    * V-72 Vengeance, 1942
    * A-24 Dauntless, 1942 – 1943
    * North American A-36, 1943
    * P-39 Aircobra, 1943 – 1944
    * P-40 Warhawk, 1944

Operations history
Participated in air-ground maneuvers, October 1942 — April 1943, and afterward served as a replacement training unit until 1 May 1944.
from wikipedia



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Product Code: PatchAAF.0500.500FBS.306BS.SkyDivers.v1
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