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2059th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

Structure

Part of
  • 84th Fighter Wing
  • 368th Fighter Group

    368th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 368th Fighter Group flew P-47s in combat from England from March 1944. In the days after D-Day the Group supported Allied ground troops fighting in the Cherbourg penisula and then around St. Lo. The Group received a DUC for flying seven missions in...

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Established 5 July 1943
Departed POE 28 December 1943
Based Greenham Common 9 January 1944
Based Chilbolton 15 March 1944
Based Christchurch 29 March 1944
Transited through Picauville 30 March 1944
Established Ophoven
Transited through Saint-Dizier

Connections

People

  • Earl Berndt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer of the 2059th EAFFP

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2017 20:04:55 usaeff Changes to stations
Sources

Unit History Records

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 21:50:14 usaeff Changes to unit encompassing associations
Sources

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/archive/index.php?t-22765.html

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 21:49:33 usaeff Changes to type and stations
Sources

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/archive/index.php?t-22765.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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