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67th Fighter Wing

Constituted as 6th Air Defense Wing 14 Jun 1943 and activated on 15 Jun. Redesignated 67th Fighter Wing in Jul 1943. Moved to England in Aug 1943 and assigned to Eighth AF. Served in combat in the European theater from Dec 1943 until late in Apr 1945. Inactivated in England on 21 Nov 1945.

Allotted to ANG (Mass) on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 15 Oct 1946. Inactivated on 31 Oct 1950.

Groups. 20th: 1943-1945. 352d: 1943-1945. 356th: 1944-1945. 359th: 1943-1945. 361st: 1944. 364th: 1944-1945.

Stations. Bedford AAFld, Mass, 15 Jun-4 Aug 1943; Walcot Hall, England, c. 76 Aug 1943; Troston, England, c. 25 Oct-21 Nov 1945.

Commanders. Lt Col Frank K Johnson, 15 Jun 1943; Lt Col Roy W Osborn, c. 28 Aug 1943; Brig Gen Edward W Anderson, 6 Sep 1943; Col Avelin P Tacon Jr, 17 Jul-c. 25 Sep 1945.

Campaigns. Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe.

Decorations. None.

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


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