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Frank P Bleier

Military

Service

Aircraft

Missions

  • 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...

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Trenton, New Jersey 26 June 1919
Enlisted Camden, New Jersey 27 July 1942
Died Cary, North Carolina 5 March 2008

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2019 03:18:05 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events and place associations
Sources

https:/http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=2659886/en.wik...
https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/1767020/person/-1893889136/...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/316th_Operations_Group

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2019 15:35:04 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

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

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