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395th Bombardment Group
Active 1943-1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Training

The 395th Bombardment Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Second Air Force, being stationed at Ardmore Army Air Field, Oklaholma. It was inactivated on 1 Apr 1944.

Activated during World War II as a B-17 Flying Fortress operational training unit (OTU). Redesignated as a replacement training unit (RTU) in October 1943. Inactivated in April 1944 when Second Air Force switched to B-29 Superfortress training.

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Lineage

  • Constituted as 395th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 29 Jan 1943
Activated on 16 Feb 1943.
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1944

Lineage

Components

  • 588th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
  • 589th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
  • 590th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
  • 591st Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944

Stations Assigned

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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