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Construction Battalion Detachment Cruisebooks 


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A lineman who is stringing a communication wire stops his work to watch consolidated B-24 Liberator of the 11th Bomb Group take off from Guam

Still another specialized Seabee unit was the construction battalion detachment, ranging in size from 6 to 600 men, depending on the specialized nature of its function. These detachments did everything from operating tire-repair shops to dredges. A principal use for them, however, was the handling, assembling, launching, and placing of pontoon causeways.

Construction Battalion Detachment 1008 [PDF, 23.5 MB]

Construction Battalion Detachment 1011 [PDF, 8.7 MB]

Construction Battalion Detachment 1029 [PDF, 14.5 MB]

Construction Battalion Detachment 1049 [PDF, 8.1 MB]

Construction Battalion Detachment 1050 [PDF, 22.4 MB]

Construction Battalion Detachment 1058 [PDF, 22.4 MB]

Construction Battalion Detachment 1067 [PDF, 16.8 MB]

Published: Wed Jan 15 14:16:27 EST 2020