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IX Tactical Air Command


US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description

Constituted as IX Air Support Command on 29 Nov 1943.... Redesignated IX Tactical Air Command in Apr 1944. Operated in the European theater, primarily in support of US First Army, until V-E Day. Moved to the US in Oct 1945. Inactivated on 25 Oct 1945. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.


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Station Location Date
Based Uxbridge February 1944 – June 1944



  • John Griffin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot, P-38 Model J-15 | 370th Fighter Group
    John V. "Jack" Griffin was the oldest son of George Joseph Griffin and Irene Margaret Bailey Griffin. His sister, Patricia Griffin Burch, refers to him as "the handsome one". Per her recollection, he always wanted to fly and took private lessons in...

  • Harold Jones

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 365th Fighter Group


Cited in the Order of the Day, Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944; 16 Dec 1944-25 Jan 1945. Belgian Fourragere.


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25 September 2019 13:55:23 Emily Changes to citations and stations

Air Force Combat Units of World War II

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Air Force Combat Units of World War II

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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)