Unit History of 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion [ From] 1 January 1956 to 29 February 1956

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This document gives a narrative of the activities of the 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion, as they prepared to leave one station (England Air Force Base, Louisiana) for their new headquarters at Wolters Air Force Base in Texas. There is a description of their drills, inspections, and preparations as well as an appendix with the original movement orders. The motto beneath the shield translates: "We build a nest."

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5 p., 3 p. ; 27 cm.

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Myers, William L. & Allison, A. G. March 1956.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 494 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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  • Myers, William L. "Prepared by Captain William L. Myers and SP/3 A G. Allison, Jr."
  • Allison, A. G. "Prepared by Captain William L. Myers and SP/3 A G. Allison, Jr."

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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This document gives a narrative of the activities of the 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion, as they prepared to leave one station (England Air Force Base, Louisiana) for their new headquarters at Wolters Air Force Base in Texas.
There is a description of their drills, inspections, and preparations as well as an appendix with the original movement orders.
The motto beneath the shield translates: "We build a nest."

Physical Description

5 p., 3 p. ; 27 cm.

Notes

"Willard D. Arnold, Lt. Col, CE, Commanding." "Aviation Engineer Force, Continental Air Command." There is a partial stamp on the title page (and on the back cover) that says, "Boyce Ditto Public Library" and includes the address and phone number. The text is only partially legible in some places. This document has non-standard pagination; the main report and the appendix are numbered separately.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

This multi-volume collection of photographs documents the history of Fort Wolters from its inception as a National Guard Training Center in 1921 through its high point as the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training Center/School to its closing, as Fort Wolters, in 1974 The collection was compiled by Col. Willie H. Casper, Jr., from public sources and declassified government photographs and documents. Col. Casper was the deputy commander of Fort Wolters from 1965 to 1971.

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  • March 1956

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  • January 1, 1956 - March 1, 1956

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  • April 16, 2009, 11:42 p.m.

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  • Nov. 15, 2010, 9:45 a.m.

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Myers, William L. & Allison, A. G. Unit History of 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion [ From] 1 January 1956 to 29 February 1956, book, March 1956; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46558/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.