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479th Antisubmarine Group

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 Dorset. 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 being disbanded on 11 November.

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... Group formed with existing squadrons reassigned from HQ Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command or 25th Antisubmarine Wing at Langley Field, Virginia and deployed ... 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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