Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 441st Troop Carrier Group
C-47 hit on left wing by anti-aircraft fire whilst dropping 15 paratroopers from the 101st airborne over Carentan on D-Day. Plane was kept flying until all paratroopers, bar one injured one had exited. The plane crashed and all 4 crew and the injured...
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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)