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Bell P-39 Airacobra fighter airplanes at repair docks at McClellan Field, Sacramento, CA during WW II. The Army Air Forces Air Service Command overhauled these planes before sending them to pilots in the South Pacific
Bell P-39 Airacobra fighter airplanes at repair docks at McClellan Field, Sacramento, CA during World War II. The Army Air Forces Air Service Command overhauled these planes before sending them to pilots in the South Pacific.

Today in WW II: 15 Oct 1940 In the heaviest attacks of the Blitz so far, Birmingham and Bristol suffer while 400 bombers hit London for six hours. Exhausted RAF puts up only 41 fighters, shooting down only one bomber.  More 
15 Oct 1941 After stalling at fortifications protecting Moscow from the west, and fighting off Red Army counterattacks, Wehrmacht resumes offensive against the defensive perimeter of Moscow.
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Unit Histories -- Air Forces of the US and Other Countries

B-24 Liberator cockpit
B-24 Liberator Bomber Cockpit.
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The Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum maintains a large list of U.S. Army Air Force and USAF unit association links and other military history links here on their web site.

Unit Histories
The official website of the 4th Fighter Group, USAAF, WWII.
The 7th Bomb Wing B-36 Association maintains a central registry of former 7BW B-36 personnel and sponsors reunions and other contact activities. They are keeping the historical record of the B-36 era and have many photos and stories on this web site.
31st Bombardment Squadron (H) was also known as "The Jungle Air Force" for service in the Pacific during WW II. The Association website includes extensive history with photos and personal stories.
32nd Bomb Squadron, 1942-1945. Website offers a place for shared memories, history, and information.
303rd Bombardment Group (H), the "Hell's Angels". Photos and history in a huge website.
306th Bombardment Wing (Heavy). Fifty year history of this unit from the Army Air Corps and Air Force, 1942 to 1992. Dedicated to past and present B-52 crew.
384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) is honored here with history pages, research resources, and activities of a busy veterans group. This 384th BG site is joined by a number of others linked here.
404 Bomber Squadron, United States Army Air Corps. This web site commemorates the service of Dr. Will R. Eubank with this unit in the Aleutians during World War II. Many photos of the planes, facilities, and personnel in that remote outpost.
Air America. Since 1947, a few brave commercial pilots, other aircrew members, and their ground support personnel have risked their lives to defend freedom and American interests across the world. From China to Vietnam, Air America pilots flew mission after mission, saving countless lives despite the danger to themselves. Explore this website to learn more about these not so well known American heroes.
Halifax Appreciation Society. In honour of those who made the supreme sacrifice and the men and women who served with 462 and 466 RAAF Squadrons of Bomber Command Middle East, Driffield and Leconfield 1942 - 1945
The Vietnam Security Police Association is an association for USAF Vietnam War Veterans who served in Vietnam or Thailand from 1960-1975, as Air / Security Police.
Web-Birds.com supports pages for a large number of Air Corps, Navy and Marine Corps fighter and bomber groups from WW II.

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There are many fine websites that have additional information on this topic, too many to list here and too many to keep up with as they come and go. Use this Google web search form to get an up to date report of what's out there.

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