335th Bombardment Group, USAAF

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History

The 335th Bombardment Group, USAAF, was a training unit that served in the United States during the Second World War.

The group was activated on 17 July 1942, equipped with the B-26 Marauder, and assigned to the Third Air Force. It served as a replacement training unit, preparing crews to join existing combat units. The group was inactivated on 1 May 1944.

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Aircraft

1942-44: Martin B-26 Marauder

Timeline

9 July 1942 Constituted as 335th Bombardment Group (Medium)
17 July 1942 Activated and assigned to Third Air Force
1 May 1944 Disbanded

Commanders (with date of appointment)

Col Millard Lewis: 17 July 1942
Col Roland O S Akre: 10 Feb 1943
Lt Col Joe R Brabson: 12 May 1943
Col Joe W Kelly: 26 Jun 1943
Lt Col George R Anderson: 6 Nov 1943-1 May 1944-

Main Bases

Barksdale Field, La: 17 July 1942-1 May 1944

Component Units

474th Bombardment Squadron: 1942-1944
475th Bombardment Squadron: 1942-1944
476th Bombardment Squadron: 1942-1944
477th Bombardment Squadron: 1942-1944

Assigned To

1942-1944: Third Air Force

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (15 October 2013), 335th Bombardment Group, USAAF, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/335th_Bombardment_Group.html

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