830th Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)

830th EAB DI

Twenty-two months experience in constructing heavy-bomber bases in England successfully prepared this unit for its continental mission. After crossing Omaha Beach, 13 fields were completed in record time. Metz will be remembered. Jerry’s straffing and night construction work within sight of German-held forts. The men have fulfilled their slogan, “GET THE DAMN JOB DONE”.

Aviation Engineers in Mobile Warfare


Map of 830th EAB Travels


Related Documents

  • Hancock, Morck O. Memoirs of the 830th Engineer Aviation Battalion. Tucson, AZ: M.O. Hancock, 1973. 177 p. #502-830.1973.
  • U.S. Army. 830th Engineer Bn. Report of Construction: 830th Engineer Aviation Battalion. Typescript, 1945. #502-830.1945.