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VIII Bomber Command

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Date Aug 19, 1942

Title Assigned 1st Bombardment Wing

Content Operational control of units assigned to: 1st Bombardment Division, (B-17E/F/G Flying Fortress) 13 September 1943-22 February 1944


91st Bombardment Group, Heavy (Triangle-A) RAF Kimbolton; RAF Bassingbourn Attached to: 201st Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, February-13 September 1943

92d Bombardment Group, Heavy[notes 1] (Triangle-B) RAF Bovingdon; RAF Alconbury; RAF Podington Attached to: 102d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, May-13 September 1943

93d Bombardment Group, Heavy[notes 2] (B-24D) 6 September - 6 December 1942 RAF Alconbury

97th Bombardment Group,Heavy[notes 3] 9 August- 9 November 1942 RAF Polebrook; RAF Grafton Underwood

301st Bombardment Group, Heavy[notes 3] 9 August- 2 September 1942 RAF Chelveston; RAF Podington

303rd Bombardment Group, Heavy[notes 4] (Triangle-C) RAF Molesworth Attached to: 102d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, February-May 1943 Attached to: 103d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, May-13 September 1943

305th Bombardment Group,[notes 1] (Triangle-G) September 1942-13 September 1943 RAF Grafton Underwood; RAF Chelveston Attached to: 102d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, February-13 September 1943

306th Bombardment Group, Heavy[notes 1] (Triangle-H) September 1942-13 September 1943 RAF Thurleigh Attached to: 101st Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, February-June 1943 Attached to: 102d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, June-13 September 1943

351st Bombardment Group, Heavy (Triangle-J) RAF Polebrook Attached to: 101st Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, May-13 September 1943

379th Bombardment Group,[notes 4] (Triangle-K) May-13 September 1943 RAF Kimbolton (Air echelon at RAF Bovingdon 24 April 1943 to 21 May 1943) Attached to: 103d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, May-13 September 1943

381st Bombardment Group, Heavy (Triangle-L) June-22 February 1944 RAF Ridgewell Attached to: 101st Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, June-13 September 1943

384th Bombardment Group, Heavy[notes 4] (Triangle-P) June-13 September 1943 RAF Grafton Underwood Attached to: 103d Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, June -?13 September 1943

482nd Bombardment Group (Pathfinder) (No Tail Code) RAF Alconbury





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