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92d Bombardment Wing

Constituted as 92d Combat Bombardment Wing (Heavy) on 25 Oct 1943. Activated in England on 1 Nov 1943. Assigned to Eighth AF. Entered combat on 11 Dec 1943 but its group were reassigned on 15 Dec. Re-entered combat with new groups in May 1944 and continued operations until the groups were taken away in Feb 1945. Moved to the US in Jul. Disbanded on 18 Aug 1945.

Groups. 351st: 1943. 401st: 1943. 486th: 1944-1945. 487th: 1944-1945.

Stations. Polebrook, England, 1 Nov 1943; Camp Blainey, England, c. 12 Dec 1943; Sudbury, England, c. 2 Mar 1944; Bury St Edmunds, England, c. 18 Nov 1944; Elveden Hall, England, 12 Feb-c. 13 Jul 1945; Sioux Falls AAFld, SD, 23 Jul-28 Aug 1945.

Commanders. Col Julius K Lacey, 24 Nov-12 Dec 1943; Col Harold Q Huglin, c. 1 Apr-19 Nov 1944; Col Hunter Harris Jr, c. 12 Feb-11 May 1945.

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

Decorations. None.

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


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