A ceremony took place at Cluntoe Airfield on 29th August 1943. The Royal Air Force completed a handover of the airfield to the United States Army Air Force.
The USAAF began operations from Cluntoe Airlfield at Ardboe, Co. Tyrone. The military air base became USAAF Station 238 and stationed up to 3,500 personnel.
Events which occurred on 31st August each year during World War Two and how they affected the people of Northern Ireland and those based there in wartime.