3rd Bombardment Division battle order – 1944 – Battle of Normandy

3rd Bombardment Division
Battle order on D-Day – June 6th, 1944

Battle of Normandy – 1944

3rd Bombardment Division: Major General C. E. Le-May

4th Bombardment Wing: Brigadier General Frederick W. Castle

  • 94th Bombardment Group (Bury St. Edmunds airfield): Colonel Charles B. Dougher
    331st Bombardment Squadron
    332nd Bombardment Squadron
    333rd Bombardment Squadron
    410th Bombardment Squadron
  • 385th Bombardment Group (Great Ashfield airfield): Colonel Elliot Vandevanter
    548th Bombardment Squadron
    549th Bombardment Squadron
    550th Bombardment Squadron
    551st Bombardment Squadron
  • 447h Bombardment Group (Rattlesden airfield): Colonel Hunter Harris, Jr
    708th Bombardment Squadron
    709th Bombardment Squadron
    710th Bombardment Squadron
    711th Bombardment Squadron

13th Bombardment Wing: Brigadier General Colonel Edgar M. Wittan

  • 95th Bombardment Group (Horham airfield): Colonel Karl Truesdell
    334th Bombardment Squadron
    335th Bombardment Squadron
    336th Bombardment Squadron
    412th Bombardment Squadron
  • 100th Bombardment Group (Thorpe Abbotts airfield): Colonel Thomas S. Jeffrey
    349th Bombardment Squadron
    350th Bombardment Squadron
    351st Bombardment Squadron
    418th Bombardment Squadron
  • 390th Bombardment Group (Framlingham airfield): Colonel Frederick W. Ott
    568th Bombardment Squadron
    569th Bombardment Squadron
    570th Bombardment Squadron
    571st Bombardment Squadron

45th Bombardment Wing: Brigadier General Archie J. Old Jr

  • 96th Bombardment Group (Snetterton Heath airfield): Colonel James L. Travis
    337th Bombardment Squadron
    338th Bombardment Squadron
    339th Bombardment Squadron
    413th Bombardment Squadron
  • 388th Bombardment Group (Knettishall airfield): Colonel William B. David
    560th Bombardment Squadron
    561st Bombardment Squadron
    562nd Bombardment Squadron
    563rd Bombardment Squadron
  • 452nd Bombardment Group (Deopham Green airfield): Colonel Thetus C. Odom
    728th Bombardment Squadron
    729th Bombardment Squadron
    730th Bombardment Squadron
    731st Bombardment Squadron

92nd Bombardment Wing: Colonel Harold Q. Huglin

  • 486th Bombardment Group (Sudbury airfield): Colonel Glendon P. Overing
    832nd Bombardment Squadron
    833rd Bombardment Squadron
    834th Bombardment Squadron
    835th Bombardment Squadron
  • 487th Bombardment Group ( Lavenham airfield): Colonel Robert Taylor III
    836th Bombardment Squadron
    837th Bombardment Squadron
    838th Bombardment Squadron
    839th Bombardment Squadron

93rd Bombardment Wing: Brigadier General John K. Gerhart

  • 34th Bombardment Group (Mendlesham airfield): Lieutenant Colonel Ernest F. Wackwitz, Jr
    4th Bombardment Squadron
    7th Bombardment Squadron
    18th Bombardment Squadron
    391st Bombardment Squadron
  • 490th Bombardment Group (Eye airfield): Colonel Lloyd H. Watnee
    848th Bombardment Squadron
    849th Bombardment Squadron
    850th Bombardment Squadron
    851st Bombardment Squadron
  • 493rd Bombardment Group (Debach airfield): Colonel Elbert Helton
    860th Bombardment Squadron
    861st Bombardment Squadron
    862nd Bombardment Squadron
    863rd Bombardment Squadron

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