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93d Bombardment Wing

Constituted as 93d Combat Bombardment Wing (Heavy) on 25 Oct 1943. Activated in England on 1 Nov 1943. Did not receive groups until the spring of 1944. Served in combat with Eighth AF in the European theater from May 1944 until Apr 1945. Moved to the US in Jul 1945. Disbanded on 28 Aug 1945.

Groups. 34th: 1944-1945. 385th: 1945. 490th: 1944-1945. 493d: 1944-1945.

Stations. Horsham St Faith, England, 1 Nov 1943; Elveden Hall, England, c. 10 Jan 1944; Mendlesham, England, c. 30 Mar 1944-11 Jul 1945; Sioux Falls AAFld, SD, c. 27 Jul-28 Aug 1945.

Commanders. Brig Gen Walter R Peck, c. 27 Dec 1943-11 Jan 1944; Brig Gen John K Gerhart, Apr 1944-23 May 1945.

Campaigns. Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986

Constituted as 93d Combat Bombardment Wing (Heavy) on 25 Oct 1943. Activated in England on 1 Nov 1943. Did not receive groups until the spring of 1944. Served in combat with Eighth AF in the European theater from May 1944 until Apr 1945. Moved to the US in Jul 1945. Disbanded on 28 Aug 1945.

Groups. 34th: 1944-1945. 385th: 1945. 490th: 1944-1945. 493d: 1944-1945.

Stations. Horsham St Faith, England, 1 Nov 1943; Elveden Hall, England, c. 10 Jan 1944; Mendlesham, England, c. 30 Mar 1944-11 Jul 1945; Sioux Falls AAFld, SD, c. 27 Jul-28 Aug 1945.

Commanders. Brig Gen Walter R Peck, c. 27 Dec 1943-11 Jan 1944; Brig Gen John K Gerhart, Apr 1944-23 May 1945.

Campaigns. Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986



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