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3d Search Attack Squadron

3d Search Attack Squadron
Active 1942-1944
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Antisubmarine Warfare

The 3d Search Attack Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 1st Search Attack Group, based at Langley Field, Virginia. It was inactivated on 10 April 1944.


Tested electronic equipment and trained crews for its use in antisubmarine operations; antisubmarine patrols, Jan until late 1943.


  • Constituted 2d Search Attack Squadron (Heavy) on 7 December 1942
Activated on 10 December 1942
Redesignated: 2d Search Attack Squadron (Heavy) on 22 November 1943
Disbanded on 10 April 1944.





  • 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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