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No 5 Combat Crew Replacement Center

Unit

Established in December 1943 at Greencastle to train B-24 replacement crews.

Transferred to Cheddington without personnel and equipment on 20 February 1944

Transferred to Watton on 12 April 1944 to provide training for the 8th Reconassiance Wing.

Deactivated 9 August 1944.

Structure

Part of
Encompassing
Previously was
Not yet known
Became
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Stations

Station Location Date
Established Greencastle December 1943
Based Cheddington 20 February 1944
Based Watton 12 April 1944

Connections

People

  • John Telin

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    L-4B #43-668 engine failed shortly after takeoff and crashed on 9 Jan 1944. RTD

  • Robert White

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot
    L-4B #43-668 engine failed shortly after takeoff and crashed on 9 Jan 1944. RTD

Citations

None

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2019 15:43:47 Emily Changes to type, category, name, description, air forces, unit part of associations, unit encompassing associations and stations
Sources

Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Manual, pp121-124

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

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

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