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II Air Support Command

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II Air Support Command

II Air Support Command
Active 1941-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Command and Control

The II Air Support Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to Second Air Force, based at Biggs Field, Texas. It was inactivated on 22 December 1945.

The unit participated in various air-ground maneuvers, supported ground units in training, and put on air support demonstrations.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Lineage 1.1
    • Assignments 1.2
    • Components 1.3
    • Stations 1.4
  • References 2
  • External links 3

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as II Air Support Command on 21 August 1941
Activated on 1 September 1941
Redesignated II Ground Air Support Command in April 1942
Redesignated II Air Support Command in September 1942
Redesignated II Tactical Air Division in August 1943
Inactivated on 22 December 1945
Disbanded on 8 October 1948.

Assignments

Components

Attached to III Ground Air [later, III Air] Support Command, 7 September 1942-5 August 1943

Stations

References

 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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