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The 54th Transport Squadron predecessor of the present 54th Troop Carrier Squadron was activated at Hamilton Field, California on 1 June 1942. Original unit commander was Captain William G. Harley, 0165088. Staff Sergeant Paul M. Pugh, 6894048, was acting First Sergeant. Private Arthur W. Yess, 33091246, was the third member of the original organization.

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United States Army, Air Forces, 54th Troop Carrier Squadron, World War 1939-1945, Aerial operations, American


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History of the 54th Troop Carrier Squadron

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