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Betty V Decker



Units served with

  • 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...

Associated Place

  • High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    High Wycome known as Daws Hill was the Headquarters of Eighth Air Force Bomber Command (Pinetree). Situated on land and in a house formerly occupied by Wycombe Abbey School and restored to them by the US on 9 May 1946. ...


Event Location Date
Born Ohio, USA 1917
Lived in Mahoning County, OH, USA November 1942
Enlisted Columbus, OH, USA 7 November 1942

At Fort Hayes


Date Contributor Update
06 January 2017 10:31:41 Lucy May Changes to service number, events and place associations

NARA enlistment record:

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:34 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Source: History [of] the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron [and] WAC Detachment, Eighth Air Force. Alden Press, 1945.