Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...
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A map of the United States painted onto the wall of Rec Hall of the 8th Air Force Service Command. Photo By Lieutenant Theodore G. Wurm of the 2nd Air Division. Written on slide casing: 'USA map- Rec Hall AAF 571, Peyton, England, 1945. 8th AFSC (Service Command) -Supply Depot- Art work: Sgt Tony Lipsky.'
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First U. S. Army Air Corps unit to land in ETO. Had been training at McClellan Field for Australia service. Landed in U. K. on May 15, 1942 and returned to the U. S. on November 15, 1945 (3. 5 years). Terminal leave promotion to Captain 'Foreign...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection