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25th Antisubmarine Squadron

25th Antisubmarine Squadron
Active 1943
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Anti-Submarine

The 25th Antisubmarine Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Second Air Force, based at Clovis Army Airfield, New Mexico. It was inactivated on 28 October 1943.

History

Lineage

  • Constituted 25th Antisubmarine Squadron (Heavy) on 20 April 1943.
Activated on 1 May 1943
Disbanded on 28 October 1943.

Assignments

Stations

Aircraft

Operational history

Performed antisubmarine patrols, 28 May–August 1943. Squadron inactivated after USAAF turned antisubmarine mission over to the United States Navy.

Aircraft turned over to Navy upon inactivation for use in maritime reconnaissance and antisubmarine warfare. B-25s were assigned the designations PBJ-1C and PBJ-1D respectively.

References

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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