The 701st saw combat in the European Theater of Operations from 13 December 1943-25 April 1945. It trained for bombardment missions from 1947–1949, and for fighter-bomber missions from 1952-1957.
The 701st has flown airlift missions from, 1957–1965 and since 1970. It patricipated in US Army troops and equipment movements to various parts of the nation during Cuban Missile Crisis, October–November 1962.
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