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313th Troop Carrier Group

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Folkingham 4 February 1944 – 28 February 1945
Based Achiet 28 February 1945 – 8 May 1945

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People

  • Luke Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Luke Anderson was Crewchief on 42-23529, and flew all missions from Husky to Market

  • Luke Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Crewchief | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Luke Anderson was Crewchief on 42-23529, and flew all missions from Husky to Market

  • Robert Anuszewski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Robert J Anuszewski was Crewchief on C47 42-32877 during all the war. With that aircraft he flew Husky 1 and 2, Giant 1 and 2, Neptune 1 (D-day) and 2. And 3 missions in Market (not confirmed) His aircraft did not miss any mission.

  • John Bagley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6013 Awards: PH.

  • George Basel

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group

  • Harry Bowers

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Bowers was radiooperator in 42-32877 on Giant 2 mision.

  • Allen Braem

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    He was in 47th TCS from the start and flew the first missions as Co-pilot. At Giant 2 he was pilot on 42-32877. At D-day he flew 42-32867, which got some damage, and grounded on the day after. He was at the Squadron until end of war and flew all missions.

  • Thomas Breeden

    Military | First Lieutenant | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Thomas M Breeden was pilot in 47th TCS. On D-Day he got glasssplinters in one eye, and was probably not able to fly anymore.

  • William Brooks

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Co-pilot on 42-32877 on D-day

  • George Cambridge

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    George R Cambridge was pilot at 47th TCS during all the war. He was one of them who first fly a C-53 in the Squadron.

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Aircraft

  • 41-38698

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-23644

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-23646

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-24177

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-92064

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-92868

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15048

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15632

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) troop re-supply mission to Cherbourg peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crossing coast into France hit by flak in port engine, carried onto DZ, dropping supplies, coming off the DZ, hit in starboard engine...

  • 43-15637

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR 4 x POW, 3 x KIA. MACR 6013

  • 43-16049

    C-47 Skytrain

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 February 2017 10:36:42 general ira snapsorter Changes to stations
Sources

Station updated with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;

Date Contributor Update
10 February 2017 10:29:47 general ira snapsorter Changes to type, person associations and media associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- AAM Ingest

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:45 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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