VII Bomber Command

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VII Bomber Command
Active 1942–1946
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Command and Control
Engagements World War II Victory Medal ribbon.svg Asiatic-Pacific Campaign ribbon.svg
  • World War II
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign (1944–1945)

The VII Bomber Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Seventh Air Force, based on Okinawa. It was inactivated on 31 March 1946.



  • Constituted as VII Bomber Command on 23 January 1942
Activated on 29 January 1942.
Inactivated on 31 March 1946
Disbanded on 8 October 1948


  • Hawaiian Air Force 23 January 1942 – 31 March 1946
Redesignated: 7 Air Force on 5 February 1942
Redesignated: Seventh Air Force on 18 September 1942


Hawkins Field, January 1944
Bairiki (Mullinix) Airfield, January–March 1944

Units assigned

Operational history

Engaged in patrol operations from Hawaii until late in 1943. Afterward, served in combat in the Central and Western Pacific


 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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