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Headquarters (820th Engineer Aviation Battalion)

Headquarters

Structure

Part of
  • US Strategic Air Forces

    US Strategic Air Forces


    Eighth Air Force Headquarters became USSTAF in February 1944 and oversaw all Strategic Air Force activities in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theatre of Operations, particularly the operations of the Eighth and Fifteenth Air Forces.

Encompassing
  • 820th Engineer Aviation Battalion

    820th Engineer Aviation Battalion

    Battalion
    After two years of airfield construction in England, the 820th hit Omaha beachhead with invasion forces on D + One. A-12 at Lignerolles was completed despite enemy artillery, bombs and straffing. They followed Patton to Le Mans, completing four...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Great Barrington

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 August 2017 07:04:20 Droddick Changes to air forces
Sources

www.ixengineercommand.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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