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Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

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Commanding officers
  • Ira Eaker

    Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force
    Commanding General of 8th AF 1 December 1942 to 5 January 1944. Following that, Eaker was given command of all Allied air forces in the MTO, and in April 1945 became Deputy CG of the USAAF. Retired July 1947. ...

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  • Fifteenth Air Force

    Fifteenth Air Force

    Headquarters
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • Twelfth Air Force

    Twelfth Air Force

    Headquarters
    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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20 May 2022 13:43:14 Emily Created entry with type, name, unit part of associations, unit encompassing associations and commanding officers associations
Sources

Army Air Forces in World War II, vol III

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