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U.S.A.A.F. Combat Cargo Groups of the Second World War

4th Combat Cargo Group, 13th Combat Cargo Squadron

A Short History from the "Air Force Units of World War II"

by USAF Historical Division, Air University, Department of the The Air Force  1959

Edited by Maurer Maurer

LINEAGE. Constituted 13th Combat Cargo Squadron on 9 June 1944. Activated on 13 June 1944. Inactivated on 29 December 1945. Disbanded on 8 October 1948.

ASSIGNMENTS. 4th Combat Cargo Group 13 June 1944-29 Dec 1945.

STATIONS. Syracuse AAB, NY, 13 June 1944; Bowman Field, Ky, 16 August-6 November 1944; Sylhet, India, 28 November 1944·; Agartala, India, 2 January 1945; Chittagong, India, 31 January 1945; Namponmao, Burma, to June 1945; Ondal, India, November-29 December 1945·

AIRCRAFT. C-47, 1944; C-46 1944 - 1945.·

OPERATIONS. Aerial transportation from India to Burma, 4 December 1944-June 1945, and subsequently from Burma to China.


CAMPAIGNS. India-Burma, CentralBurma; China Offensive.



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  I am looking for former members of the 3rd Combat Cargo Group,  1st, Combat Cargo Group, 2nd Combat Cargo Group and the 4th Combat Cargo Group.  In fact I would like to hear from anyone who flew over the Hump during WW II, or flew any Combat Cargo Missions at any time (Berlin Air-Lift, Korea, etc) 

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