312th Fighter Wing

Summary

312th Fighter Wing
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Emblem of the 312th Fighter Wing
Active1944–1945
Country United States
BranchUnited States Army Air Forces
RoleFighter
Part ofFourteenth Air Force
Garrison/HQChina Burma India Theater of World War II
EngagementsWorld War II
  • Asiatic-Pacific Campaign (1944–1945)

The 312th Fighter Wing was a United States Army Air Forces organization. It was a command and control organization of Fourteenth Air Force that fought in the China Burma India Theater of World War II.

History

Lineage

Constituted as 312th Fighter Wing on March 7, 1944.

Activated in China on March 13.
Inactivated on November 5, 1945.

Assignments

Stations

Major components

Operations history

Activated in China on March 13, 1944. Assigned to Fourteenth Air Force. Commanded and controlled assigned units in combat in China from July 1944 until August 1945. Moved to the US, October–November 1945 and was inactivated.

References

Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

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

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