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The 14th Combat Bombardment Wing was activated on 13 September 1943, at AAF Station 115, better known as Shipdham, Norfolk, with Colonel Leon W. Johnson, the former commanding officer of the 44th Bombardment Group, in command.

The Wing had been in operation as the 202nd Provisional Combat Bomb Wing since 3 September 1943.

The Wing was formed from personnel of the 44th Bombardment Group, on whose station the Wing was located, and the 392nd Bombardment Group, which was located at Wendling, Norfolk.

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United States Air Force, World War 1939-1945, Regimental histories, 14th Combat Bombardment Wing, 44th Bombardment Group, 392nd Bombardment Group, 492nd Bombardment Group, 491st Bombardment Group


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14th Combat Bombardment Wing (H)

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