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303rd Bomb Group (H) History

June 1st    

June 1, 1943
303rd BG: The first 10 days of June 1943 were rainy and very windy. Only a few local transition flights were made. Many ground school classes were held.

June 1, 1943
8th AF: During the month of June, HQ 40th Bombardment Wing (Heavy) arrives at Brampton Grange, England from the US.

June 1, 1945
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS 8th AF: The Operational Analysis Section ceases to function as a unit after a successful career of statistical research which assisted materially in improving the effectiveness of US strategic bombing. Unit moves in England: HQ 96th Combat Bombardment Wing (Heavy) from Horsham St Faith to Ketteringham; HQ 457th Bombardment Group (Heavy) and 748th, 749th, 750th and 751st Bombardment Squadrons (Heavy) from Glatton to the US with B-17s. During Jun, the 812th, 813th and 814th Bombardment Squadrons (Heavy), 482nd Bombardment Group (Heavy), begin a movement from Alconbury, England to the US with B-17s and B-24s.

8th AF history extracted from Jack McKillop's USAAF Combat Chronology

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