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9th Fighter Wing
Active 1940-1943
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Fighter Command and Control

The 9th Fighter Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Ninth Air Force, based at RAF Kabrit, Egypt. It was inactivated on 31 March 1943.

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History

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Lineage

  • Constituted as 9th Pursuit Wing on 19 Oct 1940
Activated on 18 Dec 1940
Inactivated on 1 Oct 1941.
  • Redesignated 9th Fighter Wing and activated on 24 Jul 1942
Inactivated on 31 Mar 1943

Assignments

Stations

Components

  • None assigned

Operations

Assigned to Fourth Air Force as prewar Pursuit Wing. Reactivated and moved to Egypt in 1942, however all Ninth Air Force fighter groups in the eastern desert were detached to the Royal Air Force and none were assigned to wing.

References

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0892010924.

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