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Marvin Otto, 100th Service Group, receiving the Soldier’s Medal.

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  • Marvin Otto

    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...

Locations

  • Rattlesden

    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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Date Contributor Update
13 April 2018 13:52:23 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 26 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.

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