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41st Fighter Squadron (41st FS) "The Flying Buzzsaws"
U.S. Army Air Force, 5th Air Force, 35th Fighter Group (35th FG)
Background
Assigned to the U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF), 5th Air Force (5th AF), 35th Fighter Group (35th FG), as the 41st Fighter Squadron (41st FS) nicknamed "The Flying Buzzsaws" equipped with the P-39 Airacobra and later the P-47D Thunderbolt and P-51D Mustang flying combat missions in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) during World War II.

Wartime History
In early May 1942 designated the 41st Fighter Squadron (41st FS).

References
Stars & Bars (1995) pages 33 (35th FG), 34 (41st FS)
41st Fighter Squadron DVD (2000)


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