833rd Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)

833rd EAB DI

The 833rd was activated at McChord Field, Washington, in April 1942, and arrived in the United Kingdom in August 1942, where they were engaged in construction of heavy-bomber bases. The Battalion landed at St. Clair, Omaha Beach on the 30th of June, 1944, then moved across the continent building hospital evacuation strips, fighter-bomber bases, and other high-priority airfield construction.

Aviation Engineers in Mobile Warfare