2nd Bombardment Division battle order – 1944 – Battle of Normandy

2nd Bombardment Division
Battle order on D-Day – June 6th, 1944

Battle of Normandy – 1944

2nd Bombardment Division: Major General J. P. Hodges

2nd Bombardment Wing (Hethel airfield): Brigadier General Edward J. Timberlake

  • 389th Bombardment Group (Hethel airfield): Colonel Robert B. Miller
    564th Bombardment Squadron
    565th Bombardment Squadron
    566th Bombardment Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron
  • 445th Bombardment Group (Tibenham arfield) : Colonel Robert H. Terrill
    700th Bombardment Squadron
    701st Bombardment Squadron
    702nd Bombardment Squadron
    703rdh Bombardment Squadron
  • 453rd Bombardment Group (Old Buckenham airfield): Colonel Ramsay D. Potts, Jr
    732th Bombardment Squadron
    733rd Bombardment Squadron
    734th Bombardment Squadron
    735th Bombardment Squadron

14th Bombardment Wing (Shipdham airfield): Brigadier General Leon W. Johnson

  • 44th Bombardment Group (Shipdham airfield): Colonel John H. Gibson
    66th Bombardment Squadron
    67th Bombardment Squadron
    68th Bombardment Squadron
    506th Bombardment Squadron
  • 392nd Bombardment Group (Wendling airfield): Colonel Irvine A. Rendle
    576th Bombardment Squadron
    577th Bombardment Squadron
    578th Bombardment Squadron
    579th Bombardment Squadron
  • 492nd Bombardment Group (North Pickenham airfield): Colonel Eugene H. Snavely
    856th Bombardment Squadron
    857th Bombardment Squadron
    858th Bombardment Squadron
    859th Bombardment Squadron

20th Bombardment Wing (Hardwick airfield): Colonel Jack W. Wook

  • 93rd Bombardment Group (Hardwick airfield): Colonel Leland G. Fiegel
    328th Bombardment Squadron
    329th Bombardment Squadron
    330th Bombardment Squadron
    409th Bombardment Squadron
  • 446th Bombardment Group (Bungay airfield): Colonel Jacob J. Brogger
    704th Bombardment Squadron
    705th Bombardment Squadron
    706th Bombardment Squadron
    707th Bombardment Squadron
  • 448th Bombardment Group (Seething airfield): Colonel Gerry L. Mason
    712th Bombardment Squadron
    713th Bombardment Squadron
    714th Bombardment Squadron
    715th Bombardment Squadron

95th Bombardment Wing (Halesworth airfield): Colonel Frederick R. Dent, Jr

  • 489th Bombardment Group (Halesworth airfield): Colonel Ezekiel W. Napier
    844th Bombardment Squadron
    845th Bombardment Squadron
    846th Bombardment Squadron
    847th Bombardment Squadron
  • 491st Bombardment Group (Metfield airfield): Lieutenant Colonel Carl T. Goldenburg
    852nd Bombardment Squadron
    853rd Bombardment Squadron
    854th Bombardment Squadron
    855th Bombardment Squadron

96th Bombardment Wing (Horsham St. Faith airfield): Brigadier General Walter R. Peck

  • 458th Bombardment Group (Horsham St. Faith airfield): Colonel James H. Isbell
    752nd Bombardment Squadron
    753rd Bombardment Squadron
    754th Bombardment Squadron
    755th Bombardment Squadron
  • 466th Bombardment Group (Attlebridge airfield): Colonel Arthur Pierce
    784th Bombardment Squadron
    785th Bombardment Squadron
    786th Bombardment Squadron
    787th Bombardment Squadron
  • 467th Bombardment Group (Rackhealth airfield): Lieutenant Colonel Albert H. Shower
    788th Bombardment Squadron
    789th Bombardment Squadron
    790th Bombardment Squadron
    791st Bombardment Squadron