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VIII Air Force Composite Command



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  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

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  • Albert Beers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 482nd Bomb Group
    Pathfinder squadron for Operation Carpetbagger, part of the 1st Bombardment Division.

  • Edmund Hill

    Military | Major | Commanding General, 8th Air Force Composite Command
    CG VIIICC 10 December 1942 to 24 August 1944. Retired October 1946.

  • Arthur Jacobsen

    Military | Master Sergeant | Ground crew
    served July 1941 to October 1944. Service included time in Iceland and Northern Ireland. . Studio picture taken in Belfast, IRL in uniform bearing 8th insignia

  • Roy MacLeod

    Military | Major | Chaplain | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    U. Presb. A Presbyterian, whom led the Protestant worship service at Thurleigh.

  • John Madero

    Military | Sergeant | Laboratory Technician
    Stationed at Cheddington from June 1943 until 12 March 1945. Then was transferred to 9th AF. Was in France with the 9th Air Disarmament Group to send back to Wright Field, German aircraft. Left Europe 16 Dec 1945. Separated from service 26 May 1946. ...

  • Andrew Petrovich

    Military | Private First Class
    Petrovich was Dishonourably Discharged from the USAAF on 22 October 1943 and sentenced to 5 years hard labour for sleeping at his post at Cluntoe on 23 September 1943.




Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest

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