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99th Combat Bomb Wing

Wing

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted as 44th Bombardment Wing (Heavy) on 15 Feb 1943. Activated on 1 Mar 1943. Moved to England in Jul 1943 and assigned to Eighth AF. Combat elements apparently were not assigned and wing headquarters was not fully manned prior to Nov 1943. Redesignated 99th Combat Bombardment Wing (Medium). Served in combat with Ninth AF until May 1945. Redesignated 99th Bombardment Wing (Medium) in Jun 1945. Re- turned to the US, Sep-Oct 1945. Inactivated on 4 Oct 1945.

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Established Aldermaston
Established Beaumont

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03 June 2021 15:44:39 Emily Changes to type, name, us air force combat units of world war ii description, air forces, unit part of associations and stations
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Air Force Combat Units of World War II

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27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
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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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