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314th Troop Carrier Group

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Stations

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Based Saltby February 1944 – March 1945
Based Poix-en-Picardie February 1945 – October 1945

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People

  • Grover Alexander

    Military | Corporal | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • Bennett Allen

    Military | Major | Glider pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group

  • Mitchell Bacon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio operator | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 50TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Tracer started fire in fuselage, after dropping supplies, A/C took more tracer and then crashed in vicinity of Ste-Marie-Eglise. Killed in Action (KIA)...

  • Andrew Barraco

    Military | Corporal | Radio operator | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Robert Bennett

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-Supply mission to Cotentin peninsula in C-47 43-15146; A/C crashed 2 miles NNE of Picauville. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 5712 Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Earl Burns

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • Isadore Caplan

    Military | 314th Troop Carrier Group

  • Vincent Chiodo

    Military | 314th Troop Carrier Group

  • Edward Daley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew chief | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 50TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Tracer started fire in fuselage, after dropping supplies, A/C took more tracer and then crashed in vicinity of Ste-Marie-Eglise. Killed in Action (KIA)...

  • Howard Flisrand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew chief | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

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Aircraft

  • 41-18603

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 41-38679

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697

  • 42-100896

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-108982

    C-47 Skytrain
    Crashed at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 en route from Poix to Renfrew. The crew consisting of George Johnson, Earl Burns, Beverly Izlar, Theodore McCrocklin and Francis Maloney and two passengers, Grover Alexander and John Dunlop Main of the RAF were all...

  • 42-23366

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-5689

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-68761

    C-53 Skytrooper

  • 42-68809

    C-53 Skytrooper

  • 42-92839

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-93001

    C-47 Skytrain

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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