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St. Marceau

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

Airfield occupied by the 474th FG (428th FS, 429th FS, 430th FS) flying P-38 Lightnings from 2 September 1944 until 12 September 1944. Airfield was then occupied by the 441st Troop Carrier Group during October-November 1944.

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

People

  • William Byers

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot-Twin Engine | 474th Fighter Group
    Bend, Oregon 430th FS 474th FG P-38J/P-38L 2 kills 49th FBW F-84E Korean War Brother Jim Byers also flew in 430th FS shared same P-38s.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2018 00:34:25 eagle0025 Changes to usaaf from date, usaaf to date, construction date, closure date and history
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Updated location information

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 15:42:38 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, number, known as, latitude and longitude
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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