XXII Bomber Command

Summary

XXII Bomber Command
Active1944-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
RoleCommand of heavy bomber training units

The XXII Bomber Command was a United States Army Air Forces unit. It was assigned to Second Air Force at Peterson Field, Colorado. It was inactivated on 13 February 1945.

Began organization for second B-29 Superfortress command in Pacific under Second Air Force. Wings attached but never permanently assigned. Organization never got beyond forming Headquarters echelon and Headquarters squadron. Inactivated before any operational groups assigned, as XX Bomber Command units were reassigned from India to the Marianas, eliminating need for command.

Lineage

  • Constituted as the XXII Bomber Command (Very Heavy) on 4 August 1944
Activated on 14 August 1944
Disbanded on 13 February 1945[1]

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References

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Maurer, p. 454
  2. ^ "Factsheet 17 Air Division". Air Force Historical Research Agency. 4 October 2007. Archived from the original on 30 October 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Factsheet 315 Air Division". Air Force Historical Research Agency. 12 October 2007. Archived from the original on 30 October 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2014.

Bibliography

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

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1983) [1961]. Air Force Combat Units of World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-02-1. LCCN 61060979. Retrieved 17 December 2016.