670th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

670th Bombardment Squadron (L)





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On 5 February 1943, the 670th Bombardment Squadron (L) was activated at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma, together with other Squadrons of the 416th Bombardment Group (L), from the 46th Bombardment Group (L). The parent organization of the 670th Bombardment Squadron (L) was the 53rd Bombardment Squadron (L), as the majority of men within the original cadre were taken from the 53rd Bombardment Squadron (L). Many such men had been together in the association with their colleagues at Bowman Field, Kentucky, at Barksdale Field, Louisiana, at Blythe, California, and at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Captain Raymond T. Schlanser assumed command on 15 February 1943.

670th BS Fuselage Code: F6

670th Bombardment Squadron (L) History
5 February 1943 to 11 October 1945

Transcription from USAF Archives (Declassified IAW EO 12958 and 13526)
Originally transcribed by Jane Enman,
Updated from AFHRA Original pages 2014.
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See also:

670th Bomb Squadron
Non-fatal Injuries

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