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847th Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)Men | Forum
The 847th was attached to the First Tactical Air Force until it came under IX Engineer Command in February, 1945. It built first two medium-bomber fields for support of 6th U.S. Army Group at Lyon and Dijon. It was the first Battalion of the Regiment to enter Germany, and completed one of the first OAF fields at Schweinfurt.Aviation Engineers in Mobile Warfare
- U.S. Army. 923rd Engineer Aviation Regt. Workin' on Those Airdromes: An Overseas Report From the 923rd Engineer Aviation Regiment: 827th Engineer Battalion, 829th Engineer Battalion, 847th Engineer Battalion, 859th Engineer Battalion. n.p., 1945 41 p. #503-923.1945.