USAAF Chronology:

COMBAT CHRONOLOGY OF THE US ARMY AIR FORCES
FTP SITES
  1. ftp.rutgers.edu in directory pub/wwii/usaf
  2. byrd.mu.wvnet.edu (129.71.32.152) in pub/history/military/airforce/
     wwii_chronology

AIRCRAFT MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT:
  B-24, Consolidated Liberator
  F-5, Lockheed Lightning

NOTE: A number in parenthesis after a target name indicates the number of
bombers attacking.

SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 1945

CHINA THEATER (AAF, China Theater)

  Fourteenth Air Force: The flights of the 35th Photographic Reconnaissance
Squadron, Fourteenth AF, at Chihkiang and Nanning, China with F-5s, return to
base at Chanyi.

EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS (ETO)

  VIII Fighter Command: HQ 65th Fighter Wing moves from Saffron Walden to
Elveden Hall, England.

WESTERN PACIFIC [Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: The 371st and 372d Bombardment
Squadrons (Heavy), 307th Bombardment Group (Heavy), move from Morotai Island
to Clark Field, Luzon with B-24s.

SUNDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 1945

FINI!  

Hostilities with Japan end officially with the signing of the
instrument of surrender aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63) in Tokyo Bay.

This chronology is dedicated to all the men and women who served in the US
Army Air Forces in World War II and especially the 40,061 USAAF airmen who 
died in combat in Overseas Theaters.  Requiescat in pace.

SOURCES: 
AIR FORCE COMBAT UNITS OF WORLD WAR II, Office of Air Force History,
  Headquarters USAF, 1961, ISBN 0-912799-02-1
COMBAT SQUADRONS OF THE AIR FORCE, WORLD WAR II, Office of Air Force
  History, Headquarters USAF 1982
THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by the
  Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1973
THE MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR DIARY by Roger A. Freeman, ISBN 1-85409-071-2
WORLD WAR II IN THE NORTH PACIFIC by Kevin D. Hutchinson, 1994,
  ISBN-0-313-29130-6

Jack McKillop
USAF (Airways and Air Communications Service)
1955-59

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