832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)

832nd EAB DI

Landing in England in Sept. 1942, five months after being activated, this Battalion started construction on Glatton Airdrome and Abbots Ripton Air Depot. They arrived in France on D + 24, following advancing armies across France into the heart of the Reich. By V-E Day they had built ten airdromes, 16 S&E strips, and maintained 9 airdromes built by others.

Aviation Engineers in Mobile Warfare



Related Documents

  • Wright, Gail. 832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion History. n.p., 1945. 99 p. #502-832.1945.
  • Young, Jake. Co. C, 832nd EAB. Marceline, MO: Walsworth Brothers, 1952. 95 p. #502-832.1952.