312th Fighter Wing

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312th Fighter Wing
312thfw-emblem.jpg
Emblem of the 312th Fighter Wing
Active 1944–1945
Country  United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Fighter
Part of Fourteenth Air Force
Garrison/HQ China Burma India Theater of World War II
Engagements World War II

The 312th Fighter Wing was a United States Army Air Forces organization. It was a command and control organization of Fourteenth Air Force that fought in the China Burma India Theater of World War II.

History

Lineage

Constituted as 312th Fighter Wing on March 7, 1944.

Activated in China on March 13.
Inactivated on November 5, 1945.

Assignments

Stations

Major components

Operations history

Activated in China on March 13, 1944. Assigned to Fourteenth Air Force. Commanded and controlled assigned units in combat in China from July 1944 until August 1945. Moved to the US, October–November 1945 and was inactivated.

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

External links

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