847th Engineer Aviation Battalion (EAB)

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