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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


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