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The 97th Bombardment Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the IX Bomber Command, based at Camp Shanks, New Yorkmarker. It was inactivated on 11 October 1945.

History

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  • Constituted as 97th Combat Bombardment Wing (Medium) on 2 Nov 1943
Activated on 12 Nov 1943
Redesignated 97th Combat Bombardment Wing (Light) in Jul 1944
Redesignated 97th Bombardment Wing (Medium) in Jun 1945
Inactivated on 11 Oct 1945


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Operations

Performed bombing operations in Europe until V-E Day

References

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0892010924.


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