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XII Bomber Command
Active 1942-1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Command and Control
Part of Twelfth Air Force
Engagements World War II

The XII Bomber Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Twelfth Air Force, based in Corsica, France. It was inactivated on 10 Jun 1944

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Lineage

  • Constituted as XII Bomber Command on 26 Feb 1942
Activated on 13 Mar 1942
Disbanded in Corsica on 10 Jun 1944.

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Stations

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Operations

Assigned to Twelfth Air Force in Aug 1942 and transferred, without personnel and equipment, to England where the command was re-formed. Moved to North Africa, with the first of its elements arriving during the invasion in Nov 1942. Served in combat in the Mediterranean theater until 1 Nov 1943 when most of the personnel were withdrawn and reassigned to Fifteenth Air Force. Received additional personnel in Jan 1944 and served in combat until 1 Mar 1944.

References

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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