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  • IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order 1

    6 June 1944
    IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order No 1 was originally issued on 31 May 1944, before being amended on 4 June 1944. It determined the role that 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command would play in the assault phase of Operation Neptune- the Normandy...


  • Cottesmore

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF between 1935-38, and in use by the RAF from 1938-1943, the airfield was enlarged with concrete runways in 1943. Used by both the Eighth Air Force (it was 8 ASC HQ) and Ninth Air Force 1943, it was Troop Carrier Command HQ (later 9th...


Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 March 1945


Date Contributor Update
09 January 2019 14:31:46 general ira snapsorter Changes to events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations

"Valor Without Arms" , A History of the 316th Troop Carrier Group, 1942-1945, by Michael N. Ingrisano Jr.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:19 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 13346 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database