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Edward W Paul


Edward W Paul was Co-pilot in 42-32877 during Operation Husky and Giant. On D-day he was pilot in 43-30723.
He was one of very few that flew all missions from Husky 1 until Varsity.



  • 42-32877

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 47TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Chalk #36 Serial 22. Pilot Elwin R Smith. D-Day carrying members of 1th btn, 508th PIR. ...

  • 42-30723

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 47th TCS before D-day. D-day was the only mission and Edward W Paul was the pilot.

Associated Place

  • Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...


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04 July 2020 15:40:30 Lars K Changes to nationality, highest rank and biography

Diary 47th TCS

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15 March 2020 11:46:44 Lars K Changes to highest rank


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14 March 2020 16:03:36 Lars K Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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