15th AF The Fifteenth Air Force 15th AF

5th Bomb Wing

The 5th Bomb Wing flew the B-17 Flying Fortress from 1943 to 1945 and was headquartered at Foggia, Italy.

Commander

Brig. Gen. Charles W. Lawrence


The 5th Bomb Wing consisted of the following organizations:

2nd Bomb Group 97th Bomb Group 99th Bomb Group
301st Bomb Group 463rd Bomb Group 483rd Bomb Group