Constituted as 469th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 22 Apr 1943. Activated on 1 May 1943. Assigned to Second AF. Equipped with B-17's. Served as a replacement training unit. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944.
Squadrons. 796th: 1943-1944. 797th: 1943-1944. 798th: 1943-1944. 799th: 1943-1944.
Stations. Pueblo AAB, Colo, 1 May 1943; Alexandria, La, 7 May 1943-1 Apr 1944.
Commanders. Maj Walter E Chambers, 7 May 1943; Lt Col William I Marsalis, 17 May 1943; Lt Col William E Creer, 21 Aug 1943; Lt Col Marshall R Gray, 5 Sep 1943; Lt Col Quentin T Quick, 12 Nov 1943-unkn.
Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986
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