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499th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
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Emblem of the 499th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
Active 1942-1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Fighter-Bomber
Engagements World War II

The 499th Fighter-Bomber Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 85th Fighter-Bomber Group stationed at Waycross Army Airfield, Georgia. It was inactivated on 1 May 1944.

History[edit | edit source]

Lineage[edit | edit source]

  • Constituted 305th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 13 January 1942
Activated on 10 February 1942
Redesignated: 305th Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 27 July 1942
Redesignated: 499th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 August 1943
Disbanded on 1 May 1944.

Assignments[edit | edit source]

Stations[edit | edit source]

Aircraft[edit | edit source]

Operations history[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0-89201-097-5

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