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859th Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)Men | Forum
This Battalion completed a heavy-bomber station in England in time for it to be used in support of the Normandy invasion. Shortly after arrival in France, it constructed an ALG at Luxeuil, the first airfield in France to be built by Negro troops. Since then it has been employed in the maintenance of many fields and the construction of an OAF field near Frankfurt.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.