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John Baldauf



Units served with

  • Base Air Depot 2

    Base Air Depot 2

    During 1942 to 1945 Warton Aerodrome was Base Air Depot No. 2, Station 582 of the U.S. 8th Air Force. In the three years it was active it processed over 10,000 aircraft and saw over 45,000 aircraft movements. Every type of American aircraft used in the...

  • Maintenance Division (Base Air Depot 2)

Associated Place

  • Warton

    Military site : airfield
    Built as a satellite airfield for Squires Gate, it was earmarked for US use even before America entered the Second World War. Its location made it ideal for use as a depot station, where incoming US aircraft could be processed and moved on to active...


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24 May 2020 09:03:48 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and media associations

Information provided by Cathy Montague, daughter of John Baldauf - Corporal, Base Air Depot 2 - August 1943 through June 1945.