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5" hand painted leather patch.   43rd BG


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Activated on: 11/20/1940

Station: Australia & New Guinea

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Nicknamed "Kensmen" after General George Kenney. Flew ASW Patrols while assigned to the 1st AF in Langley, VA until 2/5/1942. 13th Reconnaissance Squadron renamed 403rd Bomb Squardon.

43rd Bomb Group

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