399th Bombardment Group

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399th Bombardment Group
Active 1943–1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Bombardment
Part of Second Air Force
Garrison/HQ American Theater

The 399th Bombardment Group was a unit of the United States Army Air Forces. It was last assigned to the Fourth Air Force, being stationed at March Field, California. It was inactivated on 31 March 1944.

Activated during World War II initially as a Second Air Force B-24 Liberator operational training unit (OTU). Reassigned to Fourth Air Force in late 1943 as a replacement training unit (RTU) when Second Air Force switched to B-29 Superfortress training.

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as 399th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 15 February 1943
Activated on 1 March 1943
Disbanded on 31 March 1944.

Assignments

Components

  • 604th Bombardment Squadron: 1943–1944
  • 605th Bombardment Squadron: 1943–1944
  • 606th Bombardment Squadron: 1943–1944
  • 607th Bombardment Squadron: 1943–1944

Stations

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.
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