The 469th Bombardment Group was a home-based replacement training unit. It was activated on 1 May 1943 and assigned to the Second Air Force. It was equipped with the B-17 and trained replacement crews who were going to join existing units to fill gaps left by combat losses. The group was disbanded on 1 April 1944.
1943-44: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
|22 April 1943||Constituted as 469th Bombardment Group (Heavy)|
|1 May 1943||Activated and assigned to Second Air Force|
|1 April 1944||Disbanded|
Maj Walter E Chambers:
7 May 1943
Lt Col William I Marsalis: 17 May 1943
Lt Col William E Creer: 21 Aug 1943
Lt Col Marshall R Gray: 5 Sep 1943
Lt Col Quentin T Quick: 12 Nov 1943-unkn.
Pueblo AAB, Colo: 1 May
Alexandria, La: 7 May 1943-1 Apr 1944.
796th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
797th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
798th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
799th Bombardment Squadron: 1943-1944
May 1943-April 1944: Second Air Force