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Dow Air Force Base played a very active part in World War II. Such organization and commands as the 1st Fighter Group, 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 97th, 303rd, 306th and 308th Bombardment groups were here [in Bangor, Maine] as well as the 92nd Reconnaissance Group, the 332nd Sub-Depot, the Air Transport Command, the 1905th, 1906th, 1913th and 942th Aviation Engineer Regiments, and the Headquarters of the 135th Army Airways Communications System operated from here.

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Dow Air Force Base


Bangor, Maine


Dow Field, Dow Air Force Base, Dow AFB, Bangor Maine, James F. Dow, James Dow, 43rd Bombardment Group, Northeast Airlines, Pan American Airways, 8th Air Force, Air Transport Command, 97th Bomb Group, 91st Bomb Group, 92nd Bomb Group, 93rd Bomb Group, 303rd Bomb Group, 306th Bomb Group, 308th Bomb Group, 332nd Sub-Depot

Brief History of Dow Air Force Base and the 4060th Air Base Group



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