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Royal New Zealand Air Force

no. 2 bomber reconnaissance squadron

no. 2 bomber reconnaissance squadron

Formed (as No. 2 General Reconnaissance Squadron) January 1941. Reformed after the war and in October 1946 renamed 75 Squadron to commemorate the New Zealand Bomber Squadron which served with the RAF. Present role: fighter ground-attack.

Aircraft: Vildebeestes and Vincents to 1941; Hudsons, 1941–43; Venturas, 1943–46.

Commanding Officers
Squadron Leader R. J. Cohen January 1941–May 1942
Squadron Leader J. J. Busch May–December 1942
Squadron Leader E. A. Moen December 1942–April 1943
Squadron Leader R. H. A. Hogg April–August 1943
Squadron Leader A. B. Greenaway August 1943–June 1944
Wing Commander W. A. Cameron June 1944–May 1945
Wing Commander K. G. King May–September 1945
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Tours of Duty
New Zealand January 1941–November 1943
Santo November 1943–February 1944
Guadalcanal February 1944 and November 1944–January 1945
New Georgia February–April 1944
Bougainville April–May 1944
Green Island January–March 1945
Jacquinot Bay June–September 1945