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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.

III Bomber Command
Active1941-1946
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Force
TypeCommand and Control
Part ofThird Air Force
EngagementsWorld War II

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HistoryEdit

LineageEdit

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

AssignmentsEdit

ComponentsEdit

  • Various observation and light bombardment organizations

StationsEdit

OperationsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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