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4th Strategic Air Depot



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  • George Brucks

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot | 20th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 77FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited x 1 Ju 88 kill. Transferred to 4th Strategic Air Depot. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Campbell

    Military | Master Sergeant | Chief Inspector, Mobile Repair Units

  • Ward Carter

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Electrical Mechanic | 479th Fighter Group
    Received credit for constructing the Electrical Adapter Test Panel for checking electrical equipment installed in P-51 assemblies. Told of Maj. Henry Carlson 'Handlebar Hank' ordering a barrel of beer be placed in the center of the compound so enlisted...

  • Robert Godbee

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Air Depot Office

  • John Hildenbiddle

    Military | Captain | Chief Engineer Officer
    Original cadre 1943 to set up 4th SAD (I was there 1943-1945) had 300 mechanics who repaired battle damaged P47 & P51 Aircraft. Pilots returning to their squadron and could not land at their base (due to damaged aircraft) would be told to land at...

  • Alfred Payne

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • Robert Randall

    Military | Corporal | Airplane Electrical Mechanic 685
    Good Conduct; Victory Medal; EAME Medal Dist. Unit Citation

  • Robert Randall

    Military | Corporal | Airplane Electrical Mechanic
    worked as an electrical mechanic with 8th Fighter Command Good Conduct; EAME Ribbon, Dist Unit Citation

  • Howard Ricker

    Military | Sergeant | Crew Chief
    4 years of service with 8th Air Force- none flying. SAD 4 crew chief on repair of P-47 and P-51 aircraft. ...

  • William Schukraft

    Military | Major | Chief of Supply Division | 21st Air Depot Group

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:43 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia