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476th Fighter Group

Constituted as 476th Fighter Group on 20 Apr 1943. Assigned to Fourteenth AF Activated in China on 19 May 1943 with no squadrons assigned. Disbanded in China on 31 Jul 1943.

Reconstituted on 11 Oct 1943. Activated in the US on 1 Dec 1943. Assigned to First AF as a replacement training unit. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944.

Reconstituted and redesignated 476th Fighter Group (Air Defense), on 11 Dec 1956. Activated on 8 Feb 1957. Assigned, without combat squadrons, to Air Defense Command.

Squadrons. 453d: 1943-1944. 541st: 1943-1944. 542d: 1943-1944. 543d: 1943-1944.

Stations. Kunming, China, 19 May-31 Jul 1943. Richmond AAB, Va, 1 Dec 1943; Pocatello AAFld, Idaho, 26 Mar-1 Apr 1944. Glasgow AFB, Mont, 8 Feb 1957-.

Commanders. Unkn.

Campaigns. Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986


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