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2036th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

The 2036th EAFFP was disbanded per par 1, Section 1, Hq 8th Air Force, GO #52, dated 12 April 1945, effective 15 April 1945.
The unit was absorbed in the Headquarters Squadron, 424th Air Services Group per par 13, SO #105, Hq AAF Station 155, dated 15 April 1945.

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Structure

Part of
  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 4th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 93rd Combat Bomb Wing

    93rd Combat Bomb Wing

    Wing
    Although equipped with B-24 aircraft, I believe that association with 2nd BD/AD is in error. Moreover, the Group had converted to B-17 before the designation of the 2nd Air Division. The Group carried 3rd Bomb Division markings throughout its combat...

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Established 5 July 1943
Departed POE Camp Shanks, NY on 14 Nov 1943 14 November 1943
Arrived Greenock, Scotland 21 November 1943
Based Great Ashfield

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 October 2017 16:34:28 usaeff Changes to unit encompassing associations
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

Date Contributor Update
08 October 2017 16:33:10 usaeff Changes to type and nicknames
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/
Army Firefighting website: http://www.armyfirefighting.com
Fire Trucks At War: http://www.firetrucks-atwar.com/

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2017 21:44:27 usaeff Changes to description, commanding officers associations and stations
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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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