Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Donald Lee Adsmson

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 60th Troop Carrier Group

    60th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Although with the Twelfth Air Force, the Group flew its C-47 Skytrains from St. Eval and Predannack airfields in Cornwall, England for its first mission: dropping paratroops into Oran, Algeria, in the early hours of Operation Torch, which began on 8...

  • 11th Troop Carrier Squadron

Associated Place

  • Aldermaston

    Military site : airfield
    Aldermaston was built for RAF use in 1941-1942, and handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942. It was home to several Troop Carrier Groups, and became an airfield of the Ninth Air Force in 1943. Handed back to the RAF in 1945, it was placed on Care...

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2017 15:37:17 113337 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=7&tf=F&q=dona...
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Adamson&GSfn=dona...

Share