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416th Bombardment Group (L)

668th Bombardment Squadron (L)





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The 668th Bombardment Squadron (L) was activated without personnel as a part of the 416th Bombardment Group (L), at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma by General Order No. 3, Headquarters Will Rogers Field, dated 4 February 1943. The unit was organized under T/O 1-137, dated 1 July 1942.

On 15th February 1943, the initial cadre from the parent Group, the 46th Bombardment Group (L), was transferred to form the nucleus of the fledgeling outfit. This transfer was accomplished by S.O. 46, Headquarters Army Air Base, Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma.

Captain John G. Napier was appointed Squadron Commander.

668th BS Fuselage Code: 5H

668th Bombardment Squadron (L) History
15 February 1943 to 30 June 1945

Transcription from USAF Archives (Declassified IAW EO 12958 and 13526)
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Operational History 668th Bomb Squadron
February 1944 to March 1945
by Sgt. Wayne Williams and Cpl. Schier as compiled by Lt. Col. Chester C. Wysocki
transcribed in digital format by Jane Enman

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See also:

668th Bomb Squadron
Non-fatal Injuries

All 416th Bomb Group WWII Military Service
Non-fatal Injuries