Marvin Otto, 100th Service Group, receiving the Soldier’s Medal.
Military | Building and Maintenance
Marvin was assigned to the 100th Service Group. “In England our unit was split in half. My half went to set up three air fields being built. We put up Nissen huts, mechanic facilities and bomb and ammo storage dumps.” His last field was...
Military site : airfield
Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...
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"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 26 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.