532nd Bombardment Squadron embroidered felt patch

532nd Bombardment Squadron embroidered felt patch

Item No. EP-532BS
Flying the Boeing B-17 Fortress out of their base in England, they contributed heavily in the Allied push to destroy the Axis war machine in Europe.
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532nd Bombardment Squadron embroidered felt patch

The 532nd Bombardment Squadron was activated on November 3, 1942 and assigned to the 381st Bombardment Group of the 8th Air Force. The squadron trained at Gowen Field, Idaho; Ephrata Field, Washington; Pyote AAB, Texas; and Pueblo AAB, Colorado before being assigned to Ridgewell, England June 2, 1943 where it flew B17’s in the European Theater of WWII.

It took part in the Air Offensive, Europe, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe, and the EAME theater. The 532nd received the Distinguished Unit Citations for Germany, October 8, 1943 and 11 January 1944.

The squadron was designated the 532nd Bombardment Squadron (Very Heavy) December 20, 1946 and inactivated on June 27, 1949. It was reactivated on November 20, 1961 as the 532nd Strategic Missile Squadron at McConnell AFB, Kansas where it deployed Titan missiles.

Size: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm) by 5 inches (12.7 cm)

Material: Embroidered on red wool felt

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