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826th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Battalion

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Horsham St Faith August 1943 – 26 January 1944
Based Bruern Abbey

Connections

People

  • Frank Cifani

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | S. Sgt Airplane Inspector | 56th Fighter Group
    At 20 years old enlisted in Army-Airforce and was first sent to the Canal Zone to be trained as a pilot was sent stateside because of his mother's death in 1941. After leave Frank was transfered to Connecticut for training and then to Britain. Frank...

  • William Pallister

    Military | Private First Class | Ground Crew | 56th Fighter Group
    Spoke of loading the ammunition onto the planes and always wondering which plane would or would not return. He was always saying how great the 56th FG was and he admired the courage of the men who flew with it. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 September 2019 09:36:53 Emily Changes to type, air forces and stations
Sources

926 Engineer Aviation Regiment Unit History, Bangor Public Library

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:54 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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