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IX Fighter Command

Command

US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted as IX Interceptor Command on 19 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Feb 1942. Redesignated IX Fighter Command in May 1942. Moved to Egypt, Nov 1942- Jan 1943. Assigned to Ninth AF. Operated in the Mediterranean area until Sep 1943.

Moved to England, Oct-Nov 1943, for operations in the European theater. Inactivated in Europe on 16 Nov 1945. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.

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Citations

Cited in the Order of the Day, Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 September 2019 14:15:03 Emily Changes to unit part of associations
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Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date Contributor Update
25 September 2019 14:13:15 Emily Changes to us air force combat units of world war ii description
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Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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