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XXII Tactical Air Command

Command

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted as XII Interceptor Command on 26 Feb 1942. Activated on 5 Mar 1942. Redesignated XII Fighter Command in May 1942, and XXII Tactical Air Command in Nov 1944. Assigned to Twelfth AF in Aug 1942. Moved to England in Sep 1942 and to North Africa during Oct-Nov 1942. Served in combat in the Mediterranean theater until the end of the war. Inactivated in Italy on 4 Oct 1945. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.

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  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Wattisham 12 September 1942 – 17 September 1942
Based Bushey Hall 17 September 1942 – 26 October 1942

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03 September 2019 14:44:54 Emily Created entry with type, category, name, motto, insignia, us air force combat units of world war ii description, air forces, unit encompassing associations and stations
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