IX Tactical Air Command

Command

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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Uxbridge

Previously was

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: IX Tactical Air Command 370th Fighter Group 485th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-763166
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot, P-38 Model J-15
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: IX Tactical Air Command 365th Fighter Group 386th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-732262
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Mission

  • Date: 30 April 1945
  • Official Description: IX TAC flies airfield cover, sweeps, and armed reconnaissance. XIX TAC flies patrols and armed reconnaissance, and cooperates with XII Corps moving SE between the Danube and the Czech border north of Linz and with XX Corps crossing the Isar river at...
  • 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...
  • Date: 4 May 1945
  • Official Description: IX TAC flies patrols and armed reconnaissance, XIX TAC flies patrols and armed reconnaissance and operates in concert with XII Corps assault on Linz, and with XX Corps which crosses the Inn R and pushes E and SE. XXIX TAC sweeps Dessau and Wittenberg...
  • Date: 8 May 1945
  • Official Description: IX and XIX TACs patrol Leipzig, Chemnitz, Adorf and Linz areas, and fly sweeps and demonstration missions.

Revisions

Date25 Sep 2019 13:55:23
ContributorEmily
Sources

Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date25 Sep 2019 13:52:59
ContributorEmily
Sources

Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:43
ContributorAAM
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)