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369th Fighter Group

369th Fighter Group
Active 1943–1945
Country  United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Fighter

The 369th Fighter Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Third Air Force, stationed at Stuttgart Army Airfield, Arkansas. It was inactivated on 10 August 1945.

The 369th was primarily a training group during World War II assigned initially to Fourth Air Force, than later to Third Air Force in March 1944. It took part in air-ground maneuvers and demonstrations, participating in the Louisiana Maneuvers in the summer of 1944 and in similar activities in the US until after V-J Day.

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as 369th Fighter Group on 26 May 1943
Activated on 1 August 1943
Redesignated 369th Fighter-Bomber Group in April 1944
Redesignated 369th Fighter Group in June 1944
Inactivated on 10 August 1945

Assignments

Stations

Components

  • 398th Fighter Squadron: 1943–1945
  • 399th Fighter Squadron: 1943–1945
  • 400th Fighter Squadron: 1943–1945

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • 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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