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2nd Air Division

Division

Structure

Part of
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Missions

  • 8th Air Force 851

    27 February 1945
    1,107 bombers and 745 fighters are dispatched to hit road and rail communications at Halle and Leipzig using H2X radar

  • 896

    19 March 1945

  • 8th Air Force 926

    4 April 1945

Stations

Station Location Date
Second Air Division Memorial Library

Connections

People

  • Emmaretta Adamson

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Joan Affronte

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Sarah Allen

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Eleen Alrom

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Ruth Andrews

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Virginia Armacost

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Milton Arnold

    Military | Brigadier General | Wing Commander | 389th Bomb Group
    Overseas 1942 to establish ATC Atlantic Ferry Route as staff meteorologist; assisted in planning secret route for Allied Chiefs' Casablanca Conference, January 1943. Commander of the 389th Bomb Group. SS/ DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Lela Ash

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Bernita Baker

    Military | Women's Army Corps

  • Bernt Balchen

    Military | Colonel | Commander
    Norwegian Bernt Balchen was America's greatest Arctic expert of modern times, most notably he was the first pilot to fly across the South Pole. In WWI he served as a cavalryman in the Finnish Army, which fought against the Russians. In 1921, he became...

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Aircraft

Citations

None

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2015 13:09:25 rossingtonj Changes to mission associations and stations
Sources

Associated to 2nd Air Division Memorial Library

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2015 17:18:10 jkeeffe389 Changes to type and aircraft types
Sources

Lt. Col. James H Keeffe Jr documents.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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