Constituted as 377th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 13 Oct 1942 and activated on 18 Oct. Assigned to AAF Antisubmarine Command. Using O-47, O-52, and other aircraft, the group engaged in patrol activity along the east coast of the US. Inactivated on 9 Dec 1942.
Squadrons. 11th Antisubmarine (formerly 516th Bombardment): 1942. 12th Antisubmarine (formerly 517th Bombardment): 1942. 13th Antisubmarine (formerly 518th Bombardment): 1942. 14th Antisubmarine (formerly 519th Bombardment): 1942.
Stations. Ft Dix, NJ, 18 Oct-9 Dec 1942.
Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater.
Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986