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John Baldauf - Base Air Depot 2 - Corporal
August 1943 - June 1945

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  • Base Air Depot 2

    Base Air Depot 2

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    During 1942 to 1945 Warton Aerodrome was Base Air Depot No. 2, Station 582 of the U.S. 8th Air Force. In the three years it was active it processed over 10,000 aircraft and saw over 45,000 aircraft movements. Every type of American aircraft used in the...

  • Maintenance Division (Base Air Depot 2)

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  • Warton

    Military site : airfield
    Built as a satellite airfield for Squires Gate, it was earmarked for US use even before America entered the Second World War. Its location made it ideal for use as a depot station, where incoming US aircraft could be processed and moved on to active...

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Date Contributor Update
23 May 2020 20:20:00 Islander53 Changes to collection and unit associations
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My father John Baldauf told me he was stationed there in World War 2.

Date Contributor Update
23 May 2020 20:15:14 Islander53 Changes to collection
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My father John Baldauf told me he was stationed there in World War II.

Date Contributor Update
23 May 2020 20:00:13 Islander53 Created entry with collection, caption and place associations
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Told by my father John Baldauf this is where he served in the Army Air Force in World War II.

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