On July 29, 1944, B-29s of the 771st Bombardment Squadron (BS) took off to attack the Japanese Iron and Steel Works at Anshan, Manchuria.
What does BS stand for?
BS stands for Bombardment Squadron
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- Bob Seger
- Body Shopping (bringing in foreign contractors to work for the US companies at lower salaries)
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- Boiler, Steam
- BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing)
- Bolivar(s) (Venezuelan currency)
- Bomb Squad
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Army Air Corps and a veteran of World War II serving with the 513th Bombardment Squadron in the European African Middle Eastern Theatre.
War veterans, along with their families and friends, gathered together with members of the Air Force Reserve to reactivate the 380th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) as the 380th Space Control Squadron.
Originally called "The Wings of Eagles" B-17G, it was acquired by the National Warplane Museum in 1986 and restored to resemble the original "Fuddy Duddy," an 8th Air Force B-17G assigned to the 780th Bombardment Squadron, 447th Bomb Group, that was lost in a midair collision over Mannheim, Germany, in 1944.
It was different in the Korean War, where Braly flew the smaller Douglas B-26 Invader with the 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light)--"The Devil's Own Grim Reapers"--of the 3rd Bombardment Group (Light).
2) Each of the twenty-one bombardment groups had four bombardment squadrons assigned to it.
Army with the 668th Bombardment Squadron during World War II and saw action in Sicily, Rome Arno, Southern France and the Rhineland.