On the Mission DETROIT orders, Jack Allen, Flight Officer # T-120696 was listed as the Co-pilot of CG-4A #42-79199, towed by C-47A #42-100573, Chalk # 5. For Operation VARSITY, in Serial A-9, he was listed as a 2nd LT, piloting CG-4A glider #42-79394, Chalk # 86, being towed (short tow) by C-47A #42-100632, Chalk # 3.
Units served with
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...
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...
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