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52nd Troop Carrier Wing

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  • 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...

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  • Edward Paul

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Edward W Paul was Co-pilot in 42-32877 during Operation Husky and Giant. On D-day he was pilot in 43-30723.

  • James Roberts

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Commanding Officer of 313th TCG | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Lieutenant Colonel James J Roberts was the long-time Commanding Officer of the 313th Troop Carrier Group. He was promoted to take command of the 52nd Troop Carrier Wing in March 1945.

  • Paul Spencer

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade)
    BORN BELLE CENTER OHIO,INDUCTED FORT BENJAMIN HARRISON, INDIANA. ...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / 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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