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1686th Ordnance Supply & Maintenance Company

Company

Structure

Part of
  • 96th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Horsham St Faith

Connections

People

  • Leo Collette

    Military | Private
    On 25 October 1943 Collette was accused of claiming allowance for a child who did not exist on 12 October 1942. The ETO Board of Review's findings dismissed the claim.

  • Harvey Karlin

    Military | First Lieutenant | 458th Bomb Group

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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