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100th Fighter Wing

Constituted as 100th Fighter Wing on 8 Nov 1943 and activated in England on 24 Nov. Assigned to Ninth AF. Engaged in combat in the European theater from Apr 1944 to May 1945. Moved to the US, Aug-Sep 1945. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945.

Groups. 48th: 1944. 354th: 1943, 1944, 1945. 358th: 1944. 361st: 1944-1945. 362d: 1944, 1945. 363d: 1944. 365th: 1944-1945. 367th: 1944, 1945. 368th: 1944-1945. 371st: 1944, 1945. 405th: 1945. 406th: 1945. 474th: 1944.

Stations. Boxted, England, 24 Nov 1943; Greenham Common, England, 6 Dec 1943; Ibsley, England, 13 Jan 1944; Lashenden, England, c. 15 Apr-Jun 1944; Criqueville, France, 1 Jul 1944; St-Pierre-Eglise, France, 10 Jul 1944; Rennes, France, 8 Aug 1944; Le Mans, France, 30 Aug 1944; St-Dizier, France, 19 Sep 1944; Metz, France, 29 Dec 1944; Konigstein, Germany, 14 Apr-Aug 1945; Seymour Johnson Field, NC, 6 Sea Nov 1945.

Commanders. Col David B Lancaster, Nov 1943; Brig Gen Homer L Sanders, c. 2 Jan 1944; Col Harry B Young, 23 May 1945-unkn.

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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