XI Bomber Command

XI Bomber Command
Active 1943–1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Fighter

The XI Bomber Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Eleventh Air Force, stationed at Shemya Army Air Base, Alaska (Territory). It was inactivated on 31 March 1944

The command controlled primarily medium and light bomber units assigned or deployed to Alaska during the World War II Aleutian Islands Campaign in conjunction with Eleventh Air Force.

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as XI Bomber Command on 4 March 1943
Activated in Alaska on 19 March 1943
Disbanded in Alaska on 31 March 1944.

Assignments

Stations

Components

  • 28th Bombardment Group, Assigned: 19 March 1943 – 31 March 1944
  • Numerous units (groups, squadrons) temporarily attached.

References

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

External links

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