|95th Bombardment Wing|
|Active||1943 - 1945|
|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.
History[edit | edit source]
Lineage[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Assignments[edit | edit source]
- VIII Bomber Command, 12 December 1943
- 2d Bombardment (later, 2d Air) Division, 22 February 1944 – 18 June 1945
- Second Air Force, c. 23 July-28 August 1945
Units assigned[edit | edit source]
Stations[edit | edit source]
- RAF Attlebridge, England, 12 December 1943
- Ketteringham Hall, England, February 1944
- RAF Halesworth, England, c. 5 May 1944
- Ketteringham Hall, England, August 1944-c. 12 July 1945
- Sioux Falls Army Air Field, South Dakota, c. 23 July-28 August 1945.
Operations[edit | edit source]
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]
- 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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