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C-47 Skytrain



  • 316th Troop Carrier Group

    316th Troop Carrier Group

    Constituted as 316th Transport Group on 2 Feb 1942 and activated on 14 Feb. Redesignated 316th Troop Carrier Group in Jul 1942. Trained with C-47 and C-53 aircraft. ...


  • Benjamin Kendig

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Zene Riley

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | Crew Chief, Line Chief | 316th Troop Carrier Group
    Zene was my father. He was a career military man. He met my mother--Mary K. Thompson--in her home town of Leicester, England while he was active in WWII. He served also in Korea and Vietnam. He had 5 children and a step son. Their names: Mary Anita ...


  • 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...


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02 January 2016 04:20:43 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, unit associations, person associations and place associations

The Book "Valor Without Arms" by Michael N. Ingrisano. Page 335.