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Old 28th September 2018, 14:24
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1st Anti submarine Squadron CO Nov 1942?

Trying to locate the full name of 1st Anti submarine Squadron USAAC Commanding Officer when the unit first came to UK in November 1942, and if it was the same person in February 1943 ?

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Old 28th September 2018, 15:29
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Re: 1st Anti submarine Squadron CO Nov 1942?

Hello,

1st OC of the 1st Antisubmarine Squadron was Lt. Col Jack Roberts, formerly Executive Officer of the 2nd Bomb Group.

See:
Stalking The U-Boat: USAAF Offensive Antisubmarine Operations in World War II
Schoenfeld,Max
Washington:Smithsonian Institution Press,1995
pp.20 & 202

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Old 28th September 2018, 15:29
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Re: 1st Anti submarine Squadron CO Nov 1942?

Found it !

Lt. Col. Jack Roberts

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Old 28th September 2018, 15:32
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Re: 1st Anti submarine Squadron CO Nov 1942?

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Hello,

!st OC of the 1st Antisubmarine Squadron was Lt. Col Jack Roberts.

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Cheers Col,

Just found it, many thanks for your efforts need it for "Biscay '44" - Coastal Commands Battle over the Bay.

Have a good day

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Old 28th September 2018, 17:32
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Re: 1st Anti submarine Squadron CO Nov 1942?

Andy-have you looked at Bloody Biscay? I have quite a bit more on combats due to my research for that book
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