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Dreux

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

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English Heritage's record description

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Service

Units

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 441st Troop Carrier Group
  • 397th Bomb Group

People

  • Andrew Essman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Airplane Crew Chief MOS 059 | 397th Bomb Group
    Technical Sergeant Andrew W. Essman was the dedicated crew chief of Aircraft B-26B-55-MA 42-96191/9FN nicknamed “The Milk Run Special.” ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2018 10:23:05 Al_Skiff Changes to latitude and longitude
Sources

http://www.forgottenairfields.com/france/centre/eure-et-loir/dreux-louvi...

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 13:56:57 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name and number
Sources

Place added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

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