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44th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Cottesmore

Connections

People

  • Donald Ashling

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Joseph Baldwin

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Claire Beck

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Jackson Beyer

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Frank Bleier

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Virgil Buie

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Gerald Calladine

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Anthony Camarda

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Albert Chandler

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group

  • Arnold Cook

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
    Arnold Cook participated in Operation Neptune and dropped the 2-505 PIR, 82nd Airborne at H-Hour minus 6. Two days later, he flew a re-supply mission at 800 feet and his plane was hit 168 times in the left wing and tail section. Six days later, his...

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Aircraft

  • 42-108877

    C-47 Skytrain
    Took part in Operation Eagle on 12 May 1944. After successfully completing the practice jump, the aircraft collided with C-47 42-92679 on the return journey. Crews reported a large explosion and a bright flash. All members of the crew were killed in...

  • 42-24269

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15324

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15614

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-100971

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15203

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15496

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15317

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-100970

    C-47 Skytrain

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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