360th Fighter Group (USAAF)

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History

The 360th Fighter Group (USAAF) was a home based training unit. It was activated on 15 January 1943 with the Fourth Air Force and was used to train replacement crews in the P-38 Lightning. The group was disbanded on 31 March 1944.

Books

Pending

Aircraft

1943-1944: Lockheed P-38 Lightning

Timeline

20 December 1942 Constituted as 360th Fighter Group
15 January 1943 Activated and assigned to Fourth Air Force
31 March 1944 Disbanded

Commanders (with date of appointment)

Maj Frederick C Grambo: 19 Jan 1943
Lt Col John S Chennault: May 1943-31 Mar 1944

Main Bases

Glendale, Calif: 15 Jan 1943
Muroc AAB, Calif: 14 Apr 1943
Salinas AAB, Calif: 22 Sep 1943
Santa Maria AAFld, Calif: 11 Jan-31 Mar 1944.

Component Units

371st: 1943-1944
372nd: 1943-1944
373rd: 1943-1944
446th: 1943-1944

Assigned To

1943-44: Los Angeles Fighter Wing; IV Fighter Command; Fourth Air Force

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (8 March 2016), 360th Fighter Group, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/360th_Fighter_Group.html

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