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35th Air Depot Group



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Based Abbots Ripton



  • Horace Fenton

    Military | Captain | Chaplain | 35th Air Depot Group
    U. Presb.

  • Joseph Mitnovetz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Aircraft Maintenance Officer | 35th Air Depot Group
    Removal of crash landed B-17's from airfield at nights with dedicated mechanics using inadequate equipment. These were 1st Div planes sent from various bases due to landing gear malfunction. They had to be removed before dawn. The construction of a...

  • Wallace Sabczak

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief | 35th Air Depot Group
    Traveled all over England repairing B-17s that had battle damage and couldn't make it back to their bases.

  • Raymond Sumner

    Military | Corporal | 35th Air Depot Group
    Entered service May 1943. Sent overseas January 1944. Served at Abbotts Ripton, England at 2nd Strategic Air Depot repairing B-17 aircraft until June 1945. Discharged December 1945, also worked on AT-6 aircraft at Tinker Field, OK, July to December 1945.




Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:45 AAM AAM ingest

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)