VIII Air Support Command

Command

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command
  • Service Numbers: O-4678
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer, VIII Air Support Command

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Sunninghill Park 1943-12-01

Other

Redesignated

Based

Membury

Based

Sunninghill Park 1942-10-19 - 1943-12-01

Previously was

Encompassing

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
Lieutenant James T. Wilson and Lieutenant Robert J. Owen of the 386th Bomb Group in the cockpit of their B-26 Marauder. Image stamped on reverse: 'Not to be published.' [stamp], 'Ministry of Information 19 Aug 1943.' [stamp] nand '279545.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'AT THE US MARAUDERS BASE. The B-26 Marauders, American super medium bombers are operating now from bases in Britain. This series of pictures shows various scenes at the airfield where the ground crew and the fliers work together
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group 62nd Fighter Squadron VIII Air Support Command
  • Service Numbers: O-792684
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

Revisions

Date4 Sep 2019 15:43:00
ContributorEmily
Sources

Air Force Combat Units of World War II

Date9 May 2015 18:50:41
ContributorPaul Bellamy
Sources

Airfields of the Ninth Then & Now (R A Freeman, 1994)
Air Force Combat Units of World War II (Maurer, 1983)