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Brig. General Robert C Candee, commanding officer VIII Air Support Command



  • Robert Candee

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding Officer, VIII Air Support Command
    Appointed 2LT, Cavalry in 1916 after graduating Cornell U. Detailed to Air Service in 1922. Following basic and advanced instruction, served as instructor at Advanced Flying School at Kelly AFB. In 1926, entered Air Corps Tactical School, followed by...


  • Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...


Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 21:12:04 btrandolph Changes to place associations

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 21:06:04 btrandolph Created entry with collection, caption and place associations

photo album belonging to E Brewster Freeland, military photographer with VIII ASC, later Ninth AF