'Corporal Don H Christenson, now Chief Master Sergeant (ret) was assigned to the 1st Base Air Depot, AAF, England at Roayl Air Force, Burtonwood, from 19 September 1943 to 5 August 1945. I was never an aircrew member. My duties were to recover down and damaged aircraft. Some were repaired and returned to flight status, most were used as repair parts for other aircraft, although I was not a crew member, aircraft cannot fly without ground support.'
Military site : airfield
Built for the RAF in 1939-40, the RAF's No. 37 Maintenance Unit used the base from 1940 to 1942, before it became a joint Anglo-American maintenance and servicing airfield - a Base Air Depot. After the war it continued to be used as a maintenance and...
|Based||Burtonwood||18 September 1943 – 5 August 1945|
|Lived in||Las Vegas, NV, USA|
|14 November 2014 12:32:31||Emily||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations and place associations|
Self, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.