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43-40002

CG-4A Haig

Part of 1,200 production block at Ford Motor Company of Kingsford, Michigan. Listed in 24 March 1945, Mission Orders as Follows: Operation VARSITY, Serial A-8, Towed in Position # 5 by 42-100573, Chalk #9

Service

Units

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

  • 83rd Troop Carrier Squadron

People

  • Ignatius Adamietz

    Military | Flight Officer | Glider Pilot | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    He entered the service as a private (Service # 18 159 173) in the Air Corps on 07 August 1942 from Randolph Field, Texas. He had two years of college education, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as “Aviators.” While...

Places

  • Ramsbury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...

  • Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2018 08:59:25 jaxticotribute Changes to place associations
Sources

Mission Orders

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2018 08:10:39 jaxticotribute Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Joe Baugher USAAF Serial # site
VARSITY Mission Orders

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