93d Bombardment Wing (U.S. Army Air Forces)

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93d Bombardment Wing
Active 1943 - 1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Role Bombardment (Command & Control)
Part of Eighth Air Force

The 93d Bombardment Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Second Air Force, based at Sioux Falls Army Air Field, South Dakota. It was inactivated on 28 August 1945.

The wing was a command and control organization for Eighth Air Force. It had no groups until April 1944. Flew in combat in the European theater from 2 June until 14 August 1944 when its groups were reassigned. Programmed to become B-29 Superfortress Wing in the Pacific Theater, but inactivated before becoming operational.

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Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted as 93d Bombardment Wing (Heavy) on 25 October 1943
Activated on 1 November 1943
Redesignated 93d Combat Bombardment Wing (Heavy) in August 1943
Disbanded on 28 August 1945.

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References[edit]

 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.