The 83rd Fighter Group was a training unit that served with the First Air Force.
The group was constituted on 18 September 1943 and activated on 25 September 1943. It was equipped with the P-47, and was allocated to the First Air Force, in the US North-East. The group served as a replacement training unit until it was disbanded on 10 April 1944.
1943-1944: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
|18 September 1943||Constituted as 83rd Fighter Group|
|25 September 1943||Activated and assigned to First Air Force|
|10 April 1944||Disbanded|
Lt. Col Woodrow W
Korges: 25 Sep 1943
Lt Col Ernest H Beverly: 23 Feb-10 Apr 1944.
Richmond AAB, Va: 25 Sep
Dover AAFld, Del: 22 Nov 1943-10 Apr 1944
1943: Philadephia Wing; I Fighter Command; First Air Force