312th Fighter Wing
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|312th Fighter Wing|
Emblem of the 312th Fighter Wing
|Branch||United States Army Air Forces|
|Part of||Fourteenth Air Force|
|Garrison/HQ||China Burma India Theater of 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.
Constituted as 312th Fighter Wing on March 7, 1944.
- Activated in China on March 13.
- Inactivated on November 5, 1945.
- Kunming Airport, China, March 13, 1944.
- Chengtu Airfield, China, c. March 25, 1944 – c. October 1, 1945.
- Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, United States, c. November 3–5, 1945.
- 33d Fighter Group, 11 May – 24 August 1944 (P-38, P-47).
- 81st Fighter Group, 12 May – 1 October 1945 (P-40, P-47).
- 311th Fighter Group, 18 August 1944-1 October 1945 (P-51).
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.
- Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.