The 1075th was organized in the United States, leaving Army Air Base, Reno, Nevada on 01 Jun 1943. The unit had an authorized strength of 3 officers and 97 enlisted men. On 17 Jan 1944, detachments “A” and “B” were formed but no mention is made of the detachments serving at another location. Detachment “A” was inactivated on 19 February 1945. The unit departed for the Far Shore in stages beginning in late-February 1945. On 14 March 1945 the final 33 enlisted men and equipment of the group were transferred to Mourmelon-le-Grand, France. The move required 20 C-47 Skytrain cargo planes.
Organized as the 318th Air Base Group and activated 28 Jan 1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. Departed 06 Oct 1943 on the ship E. B. Alexander with 26 officers and 136 enlisted men. Arrived at Greenock, England 20 Oct 1943. Group supported the 434th...
On 17 Jan 1944, detachments “A” and “B” of the 1075th were formed but no mention is made of the detachments serving at a location separate from headquarters. Detachment “A” was inactivated on 19 February 1945.
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Meritorious Service Unit Plaque (for D-Day operations), 17 February 1945
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318th Service Group Unit Histories (Air Force Historical Research Agency Microfilm Reel #B0838, CD-R)
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Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)