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26th Antisubmarine Wing

Constituted as 26th Antisubmarine Wing on 17 Nov 1942 and activated on 20 Nov. Assigned to AAF Antisubmarine Command and later (Aug 1943) to First AF. Flew patrols in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Disbanded on 15 Oct 1943.

Squadrons. 7th: 1942-1943. 8th: 1942-1943. 9th: 1942-1943. 10th: 1942-1943. 15th: 1942-1943. 17th: 1942-1943. 21st: 1943. 23d: 1943. 25th: 1943.

Stations. Miami, Fla, 20 Nov 1942-15 Oct 1943.

Commanders. Col Harry A Halverson, c. 20 Nov 1942-1943.

Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986

Constituted as 26th Antisubmarine Wing on 17 Nov 1942 and activated on 20 Nov. Assigned to AAF Antisubmarine Command and later (Aug 1943) to First AF. Flew patrols in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Disbanded on 15 Oct 1943.

Squadrons. 7th: 1942-1943. 8th: 1942-1943. 9th: 1942-1943. 10th: 1942-1943. 15th: 1942-1943. 17th: 1942-1943. 21st: 1943. 23d: 1943. 25th: 1943.

Stations. Miami, Fla, 20 Nov 1942-15 Oct 1943.

Commanders. Col Harry A Halverson, c. 20 Nov 1942-1943.

Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986



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