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Unit History


Escuadrón de Observación y Bombardeo

Role: Bomber/Observation.

The unit was formed 1939. Duing the 1950s the unit was renamed Escuadrón de Bombardero. During 1953 the name 2.Escuadrón de Bombardero was adopted for a short while, but later changed to Escuadrón de Bombardero again. By January 1954 the operating unit was redisignated as Escuadrón de Bombardero "4. de Septiembre".
 


Air Bases:
Base Duration
Campo Brihuegas/La Habana 1939 - 1961

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Waco S3HD-A 4 1935 - 1947 23
Beech 18 (F-2B) 1 1945 - 1945 212
Consolidated OA-10 Catalina 2 1946 - 1954 190,191
Lockheed B-34 Ventura 2 1947 - 1950 214,215
Consolidated B-24 Liberator 1 1947 - n/a CAEC400,FAEC214
North American B-25C/H Mitchell 5 1947 - 1957 300-305
Douglas B-26B/C Invader 18 1956 - 1961

901,903,905,907,909,911,913,915,917,

919,921,923,925,927,929,931,933,935

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