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95th Bombardment Wing
Active 1943 - 1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Role Bombardment (Command & Control)
Part of Eighth Air Force

The 95th Bombardment Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Continental Air Forces, based at Sioux Falls Army Air Field, South Dakota. It was inactivated on 28 August 1945.

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  • Constituted as 95th Bombardment Wing (Heavy) on 2 November 1943
Activated on 12 December 1943
Redesignated 95th Combat Bombardment Wing (Heavy) in August 1943
Disbanded on 28 August 1945.

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Command and control organization for Eighth Air Force. Had no groups until March 1944. Flew in combat in the European theater from 2 June until 14 August 1944 when its groups were reassigned. Programmed to become B-29 Superfortress Wing in the Pacific Theater, but inactivated before becoming operational.

References[edit | edit source]

 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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