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92nd Combat Bomb Wing (II)

Wing

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Re-entered combat with new groups in May 1944 and continued operations until the groups were taken away in Feb 1945. Moved to the US in Jul. Disbanded on 28 Aug 1945.

Commanding officers
  • Harold Huglin

    Military | General | Pilot | 100th Bomb Group
    Ops Officer of the 3rd BW in Feb, 1943 ...

  • Hunter Harris

    Military | Colonel | 447th Bomb Group

Structure

Part of
  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    Division
    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

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Previously was
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Became
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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Sudbury 2 March 1944 – November 1944
Based Bury St Edmunds 18 November 1944 – February 1945
Based Elveden Hall 12 February 1945 – 13 July 1945

Connections

People

  • Jack Shuck

    Military | Colonel | Commander, 95th Bomb Group, 452nd Bomb Group, Base Commander | 452nd Bomb Group
    Deputy C/S for Operations, 3rd Air Division, Deputy C/S for Operations, 92nd Combat Bomb Wing. Commander 95th Bomb Group 15 October 1944 - April 1945. Commander 452nd Bomb Group, 6 June 1945 - July 1945.

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 September 2019 10:50:28 Emily Changes to us air force combat units of world war ii description, description, commanding officers associations and stations
Sources

Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2019 06:15:07 Paul Bellamy Changes to unit part of associations
Sources

1AD and 3AD records

Date Contributor Update
02 October 2014 00:48:43 Paul Bellamy Changes to type, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
Sources

3rd Air Division records (AFHRA, Maxwell AFB)

Date Contributor Update
02 October 2014 00:47:09 Paul Bellamy Changes to name, description, unit part of associations and stations
Sources

3rd Air Division records (AFHRA, Maxwell AFB)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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