The 5th Bombardment Wing Intelligence Annex for its operations order for the Memmingen mission noted that if the weather was favorable, the enemy could and probably would put up 125 single engine fighters and 115 twin-engine fighters.
What does BW stand for?
BW stands for Bombardment Wing
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16-18, 1957 Three B-52 Stratofortresses from the 93rd Bombardment Wing made the world's first nonstop, around-the-world, jet flight in history.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] For example, on July 12, 1944, the 332d Fighter Group was the only fighter group assigned to escort the B-24s of the 49th Bombardment Wing to bomb the marshalling yards at Nimes, France.
He held numerous command positions in weapon system development and air defense, including Commander of the 22d Bombardment Wing, 44the BW, the 320th BW, and the 12th Air Division, In 1961, as Deputy Commander Aerospace Systems (AFSC), he oversaw the construction of silos and installation of ICBMs.
Two weeks later, on December 21st, 19 of 49 58th Bombardment Wing B-29s, dispatched from Chengdu, attacked an aircraft factory and arsenal at Shenyang; eight B-29s attacked several alternates and targets of opportunity around Mukden.
In December 1947, General Gunderson was assigned to the 28th Strategic Bombardment Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, where he served on a Strategic Air Command lead crew, on the standardization board, and as the wing staff navigator, flying in B-29, B-36, and RB-36 aircraft.
Chief Barnes transferred, in June 1958, to the 42d Bombardment Wing at Loring AFB, Maine, and served as a B-52 crew chief flight chief and senior controller.
 The new general then took command of the 17th Bombardment Wing (Light) at Savannah, Georgia, on October 1, 1940, and continued his exceptional performance.