San Diego Fighter Wing

Summary

San Diego Fighter Wing
Active1942–1944
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Force
RoleFighter
EngagementsWorld War II

The San Diego Fighter Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the IV Fighter Command, stationed at San Diego Airport, California It was inactivated on 7 June 1944

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as San Diego Air Defense Wing on 6 August 1942
Activated on 11 August 1942
Redesignated San Diego Fighter Wing in July 1943
Disbanded on 7 June 1944.

Assignments

Components

  • Operated with attached Air Force and Navy squadrons.

Stations

Operations

Provided air defense for the San Diego area.

References

Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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