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372d Fighter Group
Active 1943-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force

The 372d Fighter Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Third Air Force, stationed at Alexandria Army Air Base, Louisiana. It was inactivated on 7 November 1945.

The 372d was primarily a training group during World War II assigned initially to Fourth Air Force, than later to Third Air Force in March 1944. It took part in air-ground maneuvers and demonstrations, participating in the Louisiana Maneuvers in the summer of 1944 and in similar activities in the US until after V-J Day.

Inactivated at the end of the war, the group was allotted to the California Air National Guard on 24 June 1946 and redesignated as the 144th Fighter Group.

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Lineage

  • Constituted as 372d Fighter Group on 12 Oct 1943
Activated on 28 Oct 1943
Redesignated 372d Fighter-Bomber Group in Apr 1944
Redesignated 372d Fighter Group in Jun 1944
Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945

Assignments

Components

  • 407th Fighter Squadron: 1943-1945
  • 408th Fighter Squadron: 1943-1945
  • 409th Fighter Squadron: 1943-1945.

Stations

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.

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