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Augustine Patterson Little Jr

Military

June - October 1942 Engineer Staff at HQ 8AF. November 1942 - January 1944 Co. 814th Eng Avn Bn in Africa, Sicily, Italy. February - March 1944 HQ 8AF. April - August 1944 Co. 922nd Eng Avn Regt in England, France (D-Day - 29 August)

Silver Star/ Soldier's Medal/ Croix de Guerre w/ Palm/ Legion of Merit/ PH

Service

People

  • Gilbert Hall

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Engineer

  • Murray Janoff

    Military | Major | Adjutant
    Drafted August 1941. Assigned to 8th AF August 1943 - June 1944. Five European campaigns, Normandy to Germany. Deactivated February 1946. Transferred from Corps Engineers to Military Intelligence Reserve. 5 Battle Stars/ Bronze Star

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • Headquarters (8th Air Force)

    Headquarters (8th Air Force)


    8th Air Force Headquarters opened in London under the command of General Carl A Spaatz on 19 June 1942. It oversaw all Commands, Wings and Groups engaged in the Strategic Bombing Campaign until February 1944, when it became US Strategic Air Forces in...

  • 814th Enginer Aviation Battalion

    814th Enginer Aviation Battalion


    Arrived in Liverpool on 15 July 1942 and travelled to Royston, Hertfordshire. The men spent their first night bivouacking in the village of Nuthampstead. Over the next few months, they built the new airfield outside the village.

  • 922nd Engineer Aviation Regiment

Associated Place

  • Great Barrington

    Military site : non-airfield
    An engineer unit was based here. Exact location unknown

Events

Event Location Date
Born Louisville, Georgia 17 November 1914
Died Paris, France 29 August 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 17:36:30 dplittle Changes to role and awards
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Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 17:35:27 dplittle Changes to person associations and place associations
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honorees grandson

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 17:34:03 dplittle Changes to events
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honorees grandson

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21 January 2015 17:28:15 dplittle Changes to media associations
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21 January 2015 17:15:39 dplittle Changes to nickname and awards
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honorees grandson

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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