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Bombardment Groups

2nd Bombardment Group: B-17 in Mediterranean Theatre
3rd Bombardment Group: Medium bombers, South West Pacific and Philippines
5th Bombardment Group: B-17 from Hawaii, 1941-42; B-17 and B-24 in South and South West Pacific from 1942-1945
6th Bombardment Group: Mix of aircraft, Panama, to 1943; B-29 with Twentieth Air Force, 1944-1945
7th Bombardment Group: B-17 from Java and India in 1942, B-24 from India from 1942 to end of war
9th Bombardment Group: B-17 Panama and Caribbean then B-29 with Twentieth Air Force 1945
11th Bombardment Group: B-17 from Hawaii, 1941-42 and South Pacific 1942-43; B-24 in Central Pacific from 1943-45
13th Bombardment Group: Home based anti-submarine 1941-42
16th Bombardment Group: B-29 with Twentieth Air Force
17th Bombardment Group: B-26 in Mediterranean.
19th Bombardment Group: Heavy Bomber unit Philippines, Java and Australia then B-29 with Twentieth Air Force
21st Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
22nd Bombardment Group: B-26, B-25 and B-24 with Fifth Air Force, fighting over New Guinea, Borneo and Philippines
25th Bombardment Group: Caribbean 1940-44
27th Bombardment Group: Philippines and Javam then reformed as 27th Fighter Group
28th Bombardment Group: Mix of aircraft from Alaska, 1941-1945
29th Bombardment Group: Caribbean then B-29 against Japan
30th Bombardment Group: B-24 from west coast 1942-43, Central Pacific from 1943-45
34th Bombardment Group: Training 1942-43; Eighth Air Force from 1944-1945, with B-24 and then B-17
38th Bombardment Group: B-25 New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Philippines
39th Bombardment Group: Home based then B-29 against Japan
40th Bombardment Group: B-29 China then Tinian
41st Bombardment Group: B-25 group in Pacific
42nd Bombardment Group: B-25 group in Pacific
43th Bombardment Group: B-17 then B-24 with Fifth Air Force in New Guinea, Philippines and Japan
44th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, with detachments to fight on Sicily and at Salerno
45th Bombardment Group: Home based anti-submarine group 1942
46th Bombardment Group: Home based anti-submarine then training unit
47th Bombardment Group: Medium Bomber North Africa and Italy
88th Bombardment Group: Home based heavy bomber training unit
90th Bombardment Group: B-24 in South West Pacific and Philippines
91st Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
92nd Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
93rd Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, with detachments in North Africa, Sicily and at Salerno
94th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
95th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
96th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
97th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force then Twelfth and Fifteenth Air Forces
98th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Twelfth then Fifteenth Air Forces
99th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Twelfth then Fifteenth Air Forces
100th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
301st Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force then Twelfth and Fifteenth Air Forces
302nd Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
303rd Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
304th Bombardment Group: Home based anti-submarine unit
305th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
306th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
307th Bombardment Group: Heavy Bomber unit in south-west Pacific
308th Bombardment Group: Heavy Bomber unit, China
309th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
310th Bombardment Group: B-25 with Twelfth Air Force
311th Bombardment Group see 311th Fighter Group -
312th Bombardment Group: Light bomber SW Pacific then B-32 Dominator
319th Bombardment Group: B-26 North Africa & Italy then A-26 against Japan
320th Bombardment Group: B-26 North Afria, Italy with Twelfth Air Force then France and Germany
321st Bombardment Group: B-25 in North Africa, Italy and southern France
322nd Bombardment Group: B-26 with Eighth, then Ninth Air Forces, Britain
323rd Bombardment Group: B-26 with Eighth, then Ninth Air Forces, Britain
330th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit then B-29 unit with Twentieth Air Force, Far East
331st Bombardment Group: Home based training unit then B-29 unit with Twentieth Air Force, Far East
333rd Bombardment Group: Home based training unit then B-29 unit with Eighth Air Force, Far East
334th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
335th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
336th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
340th Bombardment Group: B-25 in North Africa, Sicily and Italy
341st Bombardment Group: B-25 from India and from China
344th Bombardment Group: B-26 with Ninth Air Force, Britain
345th Bombardment Group: B-25 New Guinea, the south-west Pacific and the Philippines
346th Bombardment Group: Home based training then B-29 with Eighth Air Force, Far East
351st Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
376th Bombardment Group: Heavy bomber group in Mediterranean
377th Bombardment Group: Short lived home based anti-submarine group
378th Bombardment Group: Short lived home based anti-submarine group
379th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
380th Bombardment Group: B-24 group attached to RAAF in south & south-west Pacific, advanced to Philippines
381st Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
382nd Bombardment Group: B-24 training group then B-29 with Eighth Air Force, Far East
383rd Bombardment Group: Home based training then B-29 with Eighth Air Force, Far East
384th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
385th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
386th Bombardment Group: B-26 then A-26 with Eighth the Ninth Air Forces, Europe
387th Bombardment Group: B-26 with Eighth the Ninth Air Forces, Europe
388th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
389th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, with detachments to North Africa.
390th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
391st Bombardment Group: Medium bomber with Ninth Air Force
392nd Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1943-1945
393rd Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
394th Bombardment Group: Medium bomber with Ninth Air Force
395th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
396th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
397th Bombardment Group: Medium bomber with Ninth Air Force
398th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
399th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
400th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
401st Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
409th Bombardment Group: Light bomber with Ninth Air Force
410th Bombardment Group: Light bomber with Ninth Air Force
411th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
415th Bombardment Group: School of Applied Tactics then home based training unit
416th Bombardment Group: Medium bomber with Ninth Air Force
417th Bombardment Group: A-20 with Fifth Air Force, New Guinea and Philippines
418th Bombardment Group: Two incarnations that never became operational
444th Bombardment Group: B-29 with Twentieth Air Force against Japan
445th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1943-1945
446th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1943-1945
447th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
448th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1943-1945
449th Bombardment Group: Heavy Bomber, Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
450th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
451st Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
452nd Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force
453rd Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
454th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
455th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
456th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
457th Bombardment Group: B-17 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
458th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force
459th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
460th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
461st Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
462nd Bombardment Group: B-29 with Twentieth Air Force, India then Tinian
463rd Bombardment Group: B-17 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
464th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
465th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
466th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
467th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
468th Bombardment Group: B-29 with Twentieth Air Force, India then Tinian
469th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
470th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
471st Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
472nd Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
482nd Bombardment Group: Pathfinder Unit with Eighth Air Force, 1943-1945
483rd Bombardment Group: B-17 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
484th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
485th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Fifteenth Air Force, Italy
486th Bombardment Group: B-24 then B-17 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
487th Bombardment Group: B-24 then B-17 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
488th Bombardment Group: Home based training unit
489th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1944, then preparing to deploy to the Pacific
490th Bombardment Group: B-24 then B-17 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
491st Bombardment Group: B-24 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
492nd Bombardment Group: Mix of aircraft with Eight Air Force, operating on "carpetbagger" missions
493rd Bombardment Group: B-24 then B-17 with Eighth Air Force, 1944-1945
494th Bombardment Group: B-24 with Seventh Air Force, 1944-1945
497th Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
498th Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
499th Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
500th Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
501st Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
502nd Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
504th Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan
505th Bombardment Group: B-29 against Japan

509th Composite Group: B-29 atomic bomb group

Fighter Groups

4th Fighter Group: Formed from RAF Eagle Squadrons, served with Eighth Air Force
14th Fighter Group: P-38 in North Africa and Italy
20th Figther Group: Eighth Air Force, 1943-1945
23rd Fighter Group: P-40 and P-51 from China, 1942-1945
27th Fighter Group: Originally 27th Bombardment Group, lost Java, reformed, served as fighter group in Mediterranean
33rd Fighter Group: P-40 in North Africa and Italy, P-38 and P-47 in China and Burma
35th Fighter Group: Philippines then Australia and advance back to Philippines
36th Fighter Group: Home Defence then Eighth Air Force, Britain.
51st Fighter Group: Mix of fighters from India and China
55th Fighter Group: Bomber escort, Eighth Air Force
56th Fighter Group: Bomber escort and ground attack, Eighth Air Force
80th Fighter Group: P-38, P-40 and P-47 in India and Burma
82nd Fighter Group: Mediterranean - ground attack with 12th Air Force then bomber escort with 15th Air Force
311th Fighter Group: A-36/ P-51 from India and China
352nd Fighter Group: Bomber escort, Eighth Air Force
356th Fighter Group: Bomber escort then ground attack, Eighth Air Force
359th Fighter Group: Bomber escort and ground attack, Eighth Air Force

Other Groups

1st Air Commando Group: Mixed unit formed to support Wingate in Burma
2nd Air Commando Group: Mixed unit to support operations behind enemy lines, Burma
3rd Air Commando Group: Mixed unit, operating in the Philippines 1944-45

1st Combat Cargo Group: Transport Group, Burma and China
2nd Combat Cargo Group: Transport Group, Fifth Air Force, South-west Pacific

509th Composite Group: B-29 atomic bomb group

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