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A ceremony to celebrate the handover of an RAF Airfield into US Army Air Force control. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 22 Jun 1943.' [stamp] and '270991.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'TRANSFER OF RAF AIRFIELD TO US ARMY AIR FORCE. 22-6-43, A formal ceremony was held today when Air Vice Marshall JH D'Albiac CB. DSO. of RAF Fighter Command, handed over an RAF Airfield to Brigadier General Robert Candee, Commanding General VIII Air Support command. Keystone Photo shows: A general views of the ceremony in progress.'
The IX Air Force Service Command performed two functions: supplying the Ninth Air Force, and maintenance and major repair of airplanes and other equipment. ...
Military site : non-airfield