III Bomber Command

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III Bomber Command
Active 1941-1946
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Type Command and Control
Part of Third Air Force
Engagements World War II

The III Bomber Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Third Air Force stationed at MacDill Field, Florida. It was inactivated on 8 April 1946.

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as III Bomber Command on 4 September 1941
Activated on 5 September 1941
Inactivated on 8 April 1946
Disbanded on 8 October 1948

Assignments

Components

  • Various observation and light bombardment organizations

Stations

Operations

Trained bombardment organizations and personnel. Also patrolled in search of enemy submarines,

References

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

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1983) [1961]. Air Force Combat Units of World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-02-1. LCCN 61060979.

External links

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