The 479th Antisubmarine Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command, based at RAF Podington, England. It was inactivated on 11 November 1943.
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... The ground echelon of the Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command 479th Antisubmarine Group moved to Podington in November 1943 after its air echelon was inactivated at RAF Dunkeswell in ... From Podington the groups ground echelons of its headquarters and attached operational squadrons were reassigned to various Eighth Air Force units as replacements and the group ...
... Group formed with existing squadrons reassigned from HQ Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command or 25th Antisubmarine Wing at Langley Field, Virginia and deployed to RAF St Eval in Cornwall England ... The group's mission was to fly killer hunts against German U-Boats in the Bay of Biscay off the western coast of France from Brest south to the Spanish border ... At RAF St Eval, the group operated under the control of No 19 Group RAF Coastal Command ...
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