Epiez Aerodrome

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Épiez Aerodrome
Part of American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
Located near: Épiez-sur-Meuse, France
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Epiez Aerodrome, France
Épiez Aerodrome is located in France
Épiez Aerodrome
Épiez Aerodrome
Coordinates 48°32′43″N 005°37′10″E / 48.54528°N 5.61944°E / 48.54528; 5.61944
Type Combat Airfield
Site information
Controlled by US Army Air Roundel.svg  Air Service, United States Army
Condition Agricultural area
Site history
Built 1918
In use 1918–1919
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World War I
Garrison information
Garrison 1st Pursuit Group
United States First Army Air Service

Épiez Aerodrome was a temporary World War I airfield in France. It was located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) West of Épiez-sur-Meuse, in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

Overview[edit]

Epiez was used by the United States First Army Air Service, primarily as a Pursuit (Fighter) airfield in early 1918. It later became an observation airfield for the V Corps just before the St. Mihiel Campaign. Known units assigned to the field were:

Shortly after the armistice in November 1918, the airfield was abandoned and apparantley was returned to agricultural use. Today, it is a series of cultivated fields located on the north side of the Départmental 193 (D193), about one mile west of Épiez, with no indications of its wartime use.

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References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Series "D", Volume 2, Squadron histories,. Gorrell's History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917–1919, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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