XXVI Fighter Command

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XXVI Fighter Command
Active 1942–1946
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Role Command and Control

The XXVI Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was assigned to Sixth Air Force throughout its existence. It was based at Albrook Field, Canal Zone. It was inactivated on 25 August 1946. It engaged in antisubmarine operations from the Canal Zone.


  • Constituted as XXVI Interceptor Command on 28 February 1942
Activated on 6 March 1942
Redesignated: XXVI Fighter Command on 1 May 1942
Inactivated on 25 August 1946
Disbanded on 8 October 1948

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 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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