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Charleroi

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

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English Heritage's record description

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Service

Units

  • VIII Fighter Command

    VIII Fighter Command

    Command
    VIII Fighter Command was established as VIII Interceptor Command at Selfridge Field on 2 February 1942.

  • 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    The four Squadrons of the 67th Recon Group (12th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 107th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 109th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron and 153rd Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron)...

  • 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

    555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

    Battalion
    The Signal Aircraft Warning Battalions that were in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) were US Army Signal Corps units who worked with Army Air Corps Fighter Control Squadrons primarily to direct fighters and fighter-bombers to their targets. ...

Aircraft

  • 43-12474

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 362FS, 357FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 109TRS, 67TRG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2017 12:00:38 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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