USAF 488th BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON PATCH

US Air Force 488th Bomb Squadron Patch. USA made on twill, 3.25 inch 80mm. If you collect USAF patches, please take a look at: flightlineinsignia (dot) com. We have over 3000 patches listed. 488th BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON Lineage. Constituted 488th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 10 Aug 1942. Activated on 20 Aug 1942. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945. Redesignated 488th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 8 Oct 1947. Activated in the reserve on 31 Oct 1947. Inactivated on 19 Aug 1949. Redesignated 488th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 3 Oct 1952. Activated on 20 Oct 1952. Inactivated on 1 Sep 1963. Assignments. 340th Bombardment Group, 20 Aug 1942-7 Nov 1945. 340th Bombardment Group, 31 Oct 1947-19 Aug 1949. 340th Bombardment Wing, 20 Oct 1952-1 Sep 1963. Stations. Columbia AAB, SC, 20 Aug 1942; Walterboro, SC, 1 Dec 1942-30 Jan 1943; El Kabrit, Egypt, 29 Mar 1943; Medenine, Tunisia, c. 13 Apr! 1943; Sfax, Tunisia, 16 Apr 1943; Hergla, Tunisia, 3 Jun 1943; Comiso, Sicily, I c. 2 Aug 1943; Catania, Sicily, 27 Aug 1.943; San Pancrazio, Italy, 29 Oct 1943; I Foggia, Italy, 25 Nov 1943; Pompeii, Italy, 2 Jan 1944; Gaudo Airfield, Italy, 22 Mar 1944; Alesan, Corsica, c. 11 Apr 1944; Rimini, Italy, 7 Apr-16 Jul 1945;! Seymour Johnson Field, NC, 9 Aug 1945; Columbia AAB, SC, Oct-7 Nov 1945. Tulsa Mun Aprt, Okla, 31 Oct 1947-19 Aug 1949. Sedalia AFB, Mo, 20 Oct 1952-1 Sep 1963. Aircraft. B-25, 1942-1945. A-26, 1947-1949. YRB-47, 1954-1955; B-47,1955-1963. Operations. Combat in MTO and] ETO, 6 Apr 1943-25 Apr 1945. Participated in SAC REFLEX deployments to Europe and North Africa throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Service Streamers. None. Campaigns. Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-] Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater. Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: North Africa and Sicily, [Apr]- [17 Aug 1943; Italy, 23 Sep 1944. Emblem. Approved 16 Sep 1954. Shipping in the USA by US post Office first class mail at $5.00 including insurance. I will combine shipping for multiple patches. Overseas shipping is $3.00. Anthing over $50.00 will have to be sent by Registered mail which cost $12.00 + postage cost. Please wait for me to send an invoice with the correct shipping fees. Payment by Paypal. Payment due within 3 days. Powered by eBay Turbo ListerThe free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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