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2096th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

Activated 10 April 1944, assigned to 379th Bomb Grp

Structure

Part of
  • 41st Combat Bomb Wing
  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Kimbolton

Connections

People

  • Ed Paupas

    Military | Corporal | Fire Fighter
    Died when he fell from the back of a moving crash truck and was struck by a jeep at Kimbolton Airbase, England.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2017 18:27:42 usaeff Changes to nicknames, description and unit encompassing associations
Sources

Army Firefighting website: http://www.armyfirefighting.com
Fire Trucks At War: http://www.firetrucks-atwar.com/

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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