Bombing Fighter Squadron 88

"Gringos"

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History 

2. January 1945 VBF-88 Established Otis Field
29. September 1945 VBF-88 Disestablished at

Planes:
 

 

 

1945 - 1945
FG-1D

 
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VBF-88 Deployments 
1. July 1945 - 20. October 1945 CV-10 USS Yorktown CVG-88 FG-1D ...
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VBF-88 Commanding Officers 
Lt.Cdr. J. E. Hart 2. January 1945 29. September 1945
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History 

The Bomber Fighter Squadrons, were created to reduce the Fighter Squadrons in an Air Group to an acceptable size. Fighter Squadrons had up to 60 planes and 100 pilots. Normaly a Fighter Squadron was split in two to creat a Bomber Fighter Squadron.


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last update 22. February 2013

written 1. February 2010

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