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10th Fighter Wing

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Country  United States
Disbanded  1 December 1943
Active  1 October 1942 – 1 December 1943
Allegiance  United States Air Force
Role  Fighter Command and Control

The 10th Fighter Wing was a unit of the United States Army Air Forces. Its last assignment was with the Fourth Air Force, based at Hamilton Army Airfield, California. It was inactivated on 1 December 1943.

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History

Assigned to Fourth Air Force as prewar Pursuit Wing, remained active at Hamilton Field, California until 1 December 1943.

Lineage

  • Constituted as 10th Pursuit Wing on 1 December 1940
  • Activated on 10 December 1940 Inactivated on 7 December 1941.
  • Redesignated 10th Fighter Wing and activated on 1 October 1942
  • Inactivated on 1 May 1943
  • Disbanded on 1 December 1943
  • Assignments

  • Southwest Air District (later 4th Air Force), 10 December 1940 – 1 May 1943.
  • Stations

  • Hamilton Field, California, 10 December 1940 – 1 May 1943
  • Components

  • 20th Fighter Group, 18 December 1940 – 1 October 1941
  • 35th Fighter Group, 9 December 1941 – 12 January 1942
  • References

    10th Fighter Wing Wikipedia


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