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9th Fighter Wing

Constituted as 9th Pursuit Wing on 19 Oct 1940. Activated on 18 Dec 1940. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1941.

Redesignated 9th Fighter Wing. Activated on 24 Jul 1942. Moved to the Middle East, Dec 1942-Feb 1943. Assigned to Ninth AF. Apparently no combat groups were assigned to the wing during 1942-1943. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1943.

Groups. 14th: 1941. 51st: 1941.

Stations. March Field, Calif, 18 Dec 1940-1 Oct 1941. Drew Field, Fla, 24 Jul-13 Dec 1942; El Kabrit, Egypt, 1 Feb-31 Mar 1943.

Commanders. Unkn.

Campaigns. European-African-Middle Eastern Theater.

Decorations. None.

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

Constituted as 9th Pursuit Wing on 19 Oct 1940. Activated on 18 Dec 1940. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1941.

Redesignated 9th Fighter Wing. Activated on 24 Jul 1942. Moved to the Middle East, Dec 1942-Feb 1943. Assigned to Ninth AF. Apparently no combat groups were assigned to the wing during 1942-1943. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1943.

Groups. 14th: 1941. 51st: 1941.

Stations. March Field, Calif, 18 Dec 1940-1 Oct 1941. Drew Field, Fla, 24 Jul-13 Dec 1942; El Kabrit, Egypt, 1 Feb-31 Mar 1943.

Commanders. Unkn.

Campaigns. European-African-Middle Eastern Theater.

Decorations. None.

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



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