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Beaumont Sur Oise

Military site : airfield

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Service

Units

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 410th Bomb Group

People

  • Robert Harris

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    Robert T. Harris was a B-26 Marauder pilot in WWII. He served with the 386th "Crusaders" Bomb Group in the 553rd Bomb Squadron. He flew missions out of Boxted, Great Dunmow, and Great Saling (Andrews Field) in England until his group moved to Beaumont...

  • Fitje Pitts

    Civilian | 27th Air Transport Group
    Fitje Pitts served with the American Red Cross in England, France and Belgium during World War II. She sailed to England on the Queen Mary; Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy was one of her cabin mates. Upon arriving in the UK she was first assigned to the 95th...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2017 10:55:34 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, number, latitude and longitude
Sources

Place added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

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