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832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion

Battalion

Landing in England in Sept. 1942, five months after being activated, this Battalion started construction on Glatton Airdrome and Abbots Ripton Air Depot. They arrived in France on D + 24, following advancing armies across France into the heart of the Reich. By V-E Day they had built ten airdromes, 16 S&E strips, and maintained 9 airdromes built by others.

Aviation Engineers in Mobile Warfare.

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Glatton 1 September 1942 – 3 August 1943
Based Abbots Ripton 4 August 1943 – 31 March 1944
Based Matlask 1 April 1944 – 25 May 1944

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2020 08:21:37 general ira snapsorter Changes to description
Sources

http://ixengineercommand.com/components/units/832nd-eab/

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2015 17:30:42 Paul Bellamy Changes to type
Sources

832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion Unit History
http://www.ixengineercommand.com/units/832nd/history/index.php

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2015 17:29:32 Paul Bellamy Changes to unit part of associations, unit encompassing associations and stations
Sources

832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion Unit History
http://www.ixengineercommand.com/units/832nd/history/index.php

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:54 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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