Imphal, The Hump and Beyond
U.S.A.A.F. Combat Cargo Groups of the Second World War
1st Combat Cargo Group, 4th Combat Cargo Group
Special Orders Nbr. 225
O N F I D E N T I A L
AIR BASE HEADQUARTER
FORT WAYNE 2, INDIANA
SPECIAL ORDERS 12 August 1944
E X T R A C T
1. Shipment No 8201-EZ and so much of shipments No 8201-AZ, BZ and CZ, as indicated by asterisks, WP by mil acft fr this sta o/a 13 Aug 44 to Dow Fld, Bangor, Me, for temp dy thereat, pending shipment to final overseas destination. This shipment will move as a unit in compliance with AAF Regulation 63-3, dated 18 Mar 44 and will consist of the following personnel. Authority: Confidential Ltr, WD Wash, DC; fiel WD 370.5 (27 Jul 44) OB-S-E-AFROO-M; sub: "Movement Orders, Flight Echelon, Shipment 8201," 28 Jul 44, and Confidential TWX AP 363, Hq ITCC, dtd 8 Aug 44 and Confidential Ltr, WD, Wash, D.C., file WD 370.5 (1 Aug 44) OB-S-E-AFR00-M, Sub: "Amendment No 1 to Movement Orders; Flight Echelon, Whipment 8201," 2 Aug 44 and Condifential TWX, fr CG, ATC, Wash, D.C.m 6 Aug 44.
Thanks to S/Sgt.Herb Patton for Special Orders 225
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I am looking for former members of the 3rd Combat Cargo Group, 1st, Combat Cargo Group, 2nd Combat Cargo Group and the 4th Combat Cargo Group. In fact I would like to hear from anyone who flew over the Hump during WW II, or flew any Combat Cargo Missions at any time (Berlin Air-Lift, Korea, etc)
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