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[edit]

Lineage[edit]

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

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

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

Major components[edit]

Operations history[edit]

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[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • 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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