411th Bombardment Group

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History

The 411th Bombardment Group was a training unit that was active from August 1943 until May 1944.

The group was activated on 1 August 1943 and served as a replacement training unit with the Third Air Force, training crews to fill gaps in existing units. It performed this role for just under a year and was disbanded on 1 May 1944.

Books

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Aircraft

Douglas A-20 Havoc: 1943-44

Timeline

14 July 1943

Constituted as 411th Bombardment Group (Light)
1 August 1943 Activated and assigned to Third Air Force
1 May 1944 Disbanded

Commanders (with date of appointment)

Lt Col Blaine B Campbell: August 1943-1 May 1944

Main Bases

Will Rogers Field, Okla: 1 Aug 1943
Florence AAFld, SC: 15 Aug 1943-1 May 1944

Component Units

648th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
649th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
650th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
651st Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944

Assigned To

1943-44: Third Air Force

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (5 February 2014), 411th Bombardment Group, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/411th_Bombardment_Group.html

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