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59. stíhací skupina [1943-1944]

59th Fighter Group

formed as 59th Observation Group 21.8.1941
Activated 1.9.1941
Deactivated 18.10.1942
Activated 1.3.1943
Re-formed as 59th Reconnaissance Group in April 1943
Reconstituted as 59th Fighter Group in August 1943
Deactivated 1.5.1944


SQUADRONS
34th (formally 126th) - 1941 - 1942; 1943
103rd - 1941 - 1942
447th - 1943 - 1944
488th (formally 9th) - 1942; 1943 - 1944
489th (formally 104th) - 1941-1942; 1943-1944
490th (formally 119th) - 1942; 1943 - 1944


STATIONS
Newark, Newark Army Airfield , 1 September 1941
Fayetteville, Pope Field , October 1941
Ft Dix, NJ, December 1941 - 18.10.1942
Fort Myers, Fort Myers Army Airfield , March 1, 1943
Thomasville, Thomasville Army Airfield , 30.3.1943 - 1.5.1944


COMMANDERS
Lt Col Victor Dallin, 1941
Lt Col Chester A Charles, January 1942 - unknown date
Maj Leland S McGowan, 24.3.1943
Lt Col William R Clingerman Jr, 14.4.1943
Col James B League Jr, Oct 1943
Lt Col James Van G Wilson, 11.3. - 1.5.1944


CAMPAIGNS
Antisubmarine, American Theater


DECORATIONS
None
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