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XXII Bomber Command

XXII Bomber Command
Active 1944-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Command and Control

The XXII Bomber Command was a United States Army Air Forces unit. It was assigned to Second Air Force, and based at Peterson Field, Colorado. It was inactivated on 13 February 1945.

Began organization for second B-29 Superfortress command in Pacific under Second Air Force. Wings attached but never permanently assigned. Organization never got beyond forming Headquarters echelon and Headquarters squadron. Inactivated before any operational groups assigned, as XX Bomber Command units were reassigned from India to the Marianas, eliminating need for command.


  • Constituted as XXII Bomber Command (Very Heavy) on 4 August 1944
Activated on 14 August 1944
Disbanded on 13 February 1945.





12px This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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