9th Bombardment Division

Division

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Previously was

  • Unit Hierarchy: Command
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Encompassing

  • Unit Hierarchy: Wing
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission

  • Date: 26 April 1945
  • Official Description: 125 9th Bomb division bombers hit Plattling airfield. Fighters escort 9th Bomb Division, fly airfield cover, carry out armed reconnaissance in Germany and Czechoslovakia, drop leaflets, and cooperate with US XII Corps as its forces cross into Austria...
  • Date: 1 May 1945
  • Official Description: 9 A-26’s bomb ammo plant at Stod. IX TAC escorts Light Bombers, flies airfield cover, and patrols Leipzig to Schwarzenberg area. XIX TAC flies patrols and armed reconnaissance over East Germany, West Czechoslovakia, and Austria, dive-bombs...
  • Date: 3 May 1945
  • Official Description: 132 A-26’s (on final 9th Bomb Div raid) bomb Stod ammo plant. IX TAC escorts 9th Bomb Div and C47’s and flies A/F cover. XIX TAC patrols US Third Army front, flies armed Reconaissance over Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia in frontline areas and...

Revisions

Date3 Jun 2021 15:17:11
ContributorEmily
Sources

< a href="https://media.defense.gov/2010/Sep/21/2001330256/-1/-1/0/AFD-100921-044…">Air Force Combat Units of World War II