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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.

399th Bombardment Group
Active1943–1944
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Forces
RoleBombardment
Part ofSecond Air Force
Garrison/HQAmerican Theater

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.

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HistoryEdit

LineageEdit

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

AssignmentsEdit

ComponentsEdit

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

StationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.