San Diego Fighter Wing

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San Diego Fighter Wing
Active 1942–1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Role Fighter
Engagements World 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[edit]

Lineage[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Components[edit]

  • Operated with attached Air Force and Navy squadrons.

Stations[edit]

Operations[edit]

Provided air defense for the San Diego area.

References[edit]

 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 0-89201-092-4.

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