425th Bomb Squadron
Insignia patch of the 373rd Bomb Squadron
China-Burma-India
1942 - 1945

( Patch image provided by Roger W. Sidwell )

| Commanders | Stations | Campaigns | Decorations |

      Constituted the 36th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942, the unit was activated on 15 Apr.

      Redesignated the 425th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 15 Apr 1942.   The squadron was assigned to the 308th Bombardment Group throughout its WW II existence.

      The 425th was inactivated on 6 Jan 1946.

Commanders:

Capt Robert W. Fensler - Sep 1942
( MIA; Mar 43 )

Capt William E. Ellsworth - Mar 43
( KIA )

Lt Col Jamie Gough

Harry Marshall

Dougall McCallum - Spring 1945

(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;
Kungming, 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

Air Offensive, Japan;

China Defensive

New Guinea

Western Pacific

China Offensive

Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater

Decorations:

Distinguished Unit Citations:

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





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