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Southampton

Military site : non-airfield

Detailed history

Exact location unknown.

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force Intransit Depot Group

    8th Air Force Intransit Depot Group

    Group
    Established in Liverpool in late 1942 to distribute supplies arriving by ship from the US to the UK. Previously distribution of incoming supplies was handled by the US Army's service of supply, until VIII Air Force service command pressed for the need...

  • 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

    555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

    Battalion
    The Signal Aircraft Warning Battalions that were in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) were US Army Signal Corps units who worked with Army Air Corps Fighter Control Squadrons primarily to direct fighters and fighter-bombers to their targets. ...

  • Detachment 112 (8th Air Force Intransit Depot Group)

People

  • Joseph Baker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and flak and crashed near Saarbrucken, GR on a mission to Regensburg, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-39841. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Douglas White

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Radio Mechanic, Army Air Force, 759 | 404th Fighter Group
    Doug was one of nine men in the Control Net System group of the Communications section of the 508th Fighter Squadron, 404th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, United States Army Air Corps. He operated and maintained an SCR-584 Radar Van at RAF Winkton and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 September 2014 10:41:12 Emily Changes to latitude, longitude and history
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http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/printthread.php?t=1...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:18 AAM AAM ingest
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