Los Angeles Air Defense Region

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Los Angeles Air Defense Region
Active 1942–1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Role Air Defense Command and Control
Engagements World War II

The Los Angeles Air Defense Region is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Fourth Air Force, stationed in San Francisco, California It was inactivated on 31 August 1945


Provided air defense for the Los Angeles area. Also trained fighter groups and personnel.


  • Constituted as Los Angeles Air Defense Wing on 6 August 1942
Activated on 11 August 1942
Re-designated Los Angeles Fighter Wing in July 1943
Re-designated Los Angeles Air Defense Region 1 Jul 1944
Disbanded on 31 August 1945





 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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