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Redesignated 4th Photographic ReconnaisCAMPAIGNS. Guadalcanal;New Guinea; sance and Mapping Group in May 1943, Northern Solomons; Bismarck Archipel4th Photographic Group (Reconnais- ago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Southern sance) in Nov 1943, and 4th Reconnais- Philippines. sance Group in May 1945. From Dec 1942 DECORATIONS. Philippine Presidential to May 1945 the group, based successively Unit Citation. Shield: Azure, three piles and on New Caledonia, Espiritu Santo, Guadalcanal, and Morotai, flew reconnaissance three like ordinaries transposed conjoined missions over enemy territory to supply in honor point or.
6th Pursuit: 1919-1927. 19th Pursuit: 1924-1927. 23d: 1922-1930, 1g38-1g47, 1947-1952. 26th Attack: 19301938. jrst: 1938-1947, 1949-1952. 38th: 1947- 1949. 72d: 1923- 1930, 1938-1 947, 1949-1952- 338th: 1947-1949- 394th (formerly 4th) : 1920-1922, 1927-1938, 19391946. 431st (formerly 5oth, later 5th) : 1930-’938,1946, 1947. Luke Field, TH, 15 Aug 1919; Hickam Field, TH, I Jan 1939; Espiritu Santo, I Dec 1942; Guadalcanal, 19 Aug 1943; Munda, New Georgia, 4 Feb 1944; Momote Airfield, Los Negros, 7 Apr 1944; Wakde, 17 Aug 1944; Noemfoor, 22 Sep 1944; Morotai, Oct 1944; Samar, 5 Mar 1945; Clark Field, Luzon, Dec 1945-6 May 1949; Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, 26 May 1949; FairfieldSuisun AFB, Calif, g Nov 1949-16 Jun 1952.
Inactivated on 15 Apr 1946. Redesignated 513th Troop Carrier Group (Special). Activated in Germany on 19 Nov 1948. Assigned to United States Air Forces in Europe. Using C-54’s, transported food, coal, and other supplies during the Berlin airlift, 1948-1949. Inactiuated in Germany on 16 Oct 1949. Redesignated 513th Troop Carrier Group (Assault, Fixed Wing). Activated in the US on 8 Nov 1955. Assigned to Tactical Air Command and equipped with C-123 aircraft. 9th (later 330th): 1944SQUADRONS. 1946; 1948-1949; 1g55-.