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303d Fighter Wing
Active 1943-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Fighter Command and Control

The 303d Fighter Wing was a United States Army Air Forces unit. Its last assignment was with the XXIX Tactical Air Command, based at Brunswick, Germany. It was inactivated on 12 August 1945. It performed bombing operations in Europe until V-E Day. Occupation duty in Germany.

Numerous USAAF groups were attached for brief periods, however USAFHRA records accessible via the internet do not list them.

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  • Constituted as 303d Fighter Wing on 15 Nov 1943
Activated on 24 Nov 1943
Disbanded on 12 Aug 1945.

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References

PD-icon.svg 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 0892010924.
  • Johnson, David C. (1988), U.S. Army Air Forces Continental Airfields (ETO), D-Day to V-E Day; Research Division, USAF Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.

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