1ST AIR DIVISION
KADENA AIR BASE 1946 to 1948

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The 1st Air Division replaced the 8th Army Air Force on June 7, 1946 and was at Kadena until December 1, 1948 when it was replaced by the 313th Air Division.

Some of the components of the 1st Air Division on Okinawa were:
301st Fighter Wing
51st Fighter Gp
337th ASG
316th Bomb Wing
559th ASG
822nd EAG
23rd Recon Sqdn

In 1947 the 1st Air Division published a book titled "1st Air Division - Okinawa" which was written and complied by Capt. Robert Merritt, the public relations officer. The book consisted of 70 pages of mostly photos of 1st Air activities and Okinawan scenes. The photos in this section are mostly 4x5 and 8x10 photos that were used in the production of the book. They had crop marks and notes on the back as to the sizes of the photos to be used in the book.

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