844th Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)

The 844th arrived in England in June 1944, and helped build Birch Airdrome and Wattisham Air Depot. Since January 1944, the unit has been busy keeping 8th A.F. fields operational, having overlaid with 8-feet concrete, either completely or partially, perimeter tracks on all 8th A.F. 1st Divison Stations: worked on 48 A.F. stations, 8 depots, 12 hospitals, and 5 headquarters.

Aviation Engineers in Mobile Warfare