The squadron was first activated at Hamilton Field, California in 1941 as the 42d Pursuit Squadron. It deployed to Alaska where it participated in combat during the Aleutian Campaign. It returned to the United States, where it became a training unit and was disbanded in a general reorganization of the Army Air Forces in 1944. Thanks to Wikipedia for the above information. Basic shipping included to most countries, allow 4+ weeks before arrival. Additional costs may incur for EURO, South America and African countries.