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Mirgorod

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

Mirgorod was one of three bases chosen by the Soviet government and American military representatives to be used for shuttle bombing missions. The air base was constructed during April and May 1944 and was permanently closed for American air operations by October 1944.

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

People

  • Paul Cullen

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding Officer | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    Commander of 7th PRG 1943

  • Alfred Kessler

    Military | General | Commanding Officer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Francis Kronebusch

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Mechanic | 388th Bomb Group

  • William Neff

    Military | Captain | Operations | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Victor Staknis

    Military | Captain | Weather Officer | 493rd Bomb Group

  • Lester Strohl

    Military | Master Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 052, Clerk | 388th Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2014 17:01:06 Sam_Martin Changes to usaaf from date
Sources

Sam_Martin, Reference Specialist, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force.
Infield, Glenn. The Poltava Affair. Macmillan Publishing Co: New York, 1973

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2014 16:56:12 Sam_Martin Created entry with name, number, known as, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date, construction date, closure date and history
Sources

Sam_Martin, Reference Specialist, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
RG 334, National Archives, College Park, MD.

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