Ninth Air Force

Second World War formation badge for the United States 9th Air Force (United States Army Air Force)

Object Number - INS 7305 - Second World War formation badge for the United States 9th Air Force (United States Army Air Force). The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved by the...

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Fighter Command 2nd Air Division
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
  • Role/Job: Commanding General, 8th Air Force Fighter Command
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (9th Air Force) US Army Middle East Air Force
  • Service Numbers: O-3132
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
  • Role/Job: Commanding General
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Highest Rank: General
  • Role/Job: Commanding General 9th Air Force

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Encompassing

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Air Administrative Assistant to the Adjutant General after the war
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Service Numbers: O-678663
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Service Numbers: 36427842
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Shanghi Lil
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Chief
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Boiler Maker II
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Fertile Myrtle
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Tagalong
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force

Revisions

Date7 Jun 2022 08:33:55
ContributorEmily
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Regular removal of erroneous people and aircraft associations to record- individual people and aircraft were never directly assigned to the USAAF's Combat Air Forces.

Date1 Jun 2022 13:06:09
ContributorEmily
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Regular removal of erroneous people and aircraft associations to record- individual people and aircraft were never directly assigned to the USAAF's Combat Air Forces.

Date26 May 2022 08:05:04
ContributorEmily
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Regular removal of erroneous people and aircraft associations to record- individual people and aircraft were never directly assigned to the USAAF's Combat Air Forces.

Date23 May 2022 11:31:14
ContributorEmily
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Regular removal of erroneous people and aircraft associations to record- individual people and aircraft were never directly assigned to the USAAF's Combat Air Forces.

Date20 May 2022 11:15:58
ContributorEmily
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Regular removal of erroneous people and aircraft associations made to record- individual people and aircraft were never directly assigned to the USAAF's Combat Air Forces.

Date6 Aug 2021 19:33:55
ContributorKickapoo
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98th Bombardment Group - Wikipedia

Date12 Nov 2019 22:22:05
Contributorihanson7
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My Grandfather

Date3 Sep 2019 14:25:52
ContributorEmily
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Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date11 Jun 2019 19:54:59
ContributorClaiborne Stokes
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CMS

Date29 Sep 2016 15:02:15
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Added Gordon E Batdorf.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:43
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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