MGEN William B. Kepner (Left) - Commander of the 2nd Air Division - 8th AF COL Elvin S. Ligon - Commander of the 466th BG - 2nd Air Division - 8th AF Photo taken on the occasion of the 466th BG's 200th mission party.
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Two airmen of the 466th Bomb Group.
Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force Fighter Command
From 1909 to 1913, Kepner served in the US Marine Corps. By 1916 he was a second lieutenant in the Indiana National Guard. After a short spell in the US cavalry, in 1917 he transferred to the infantry as a captain and commanded a company at the Battle...
Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
Retired from the USAF as a Major General http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/Biographies/Display/tabid/225/Article/106386/major-general-elvin-s-ligon.aspx
Military site : airfield
Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...
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Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection