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Chartes Airdrome

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

The 323rd Bombardment Group was stationed at Chartes Airdrome from September 21, 1944 thorugh October 12, 1944.

English Heritage's record description

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Service

Units

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 2011th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

    2011th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

    Platoon
    Platoon was originally 2068th EAFFP and redesignated as the 2011 EAFFP per Secret Ltr., File No. 370 Hqs., IX Air Force, dated 30 March 194. ...

People

  • Robert Andrus

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | fighter pilot | 368th Fighter Group

  • Jack Arnold

    Military | Bombardier B-26 Marauder | 323rd Bomb Group
    See Brave Men, The Flying Wedge, by Ernie Pyle. See also, informaiton on William Collins.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2016 22:03:48 JMF Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date and history
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