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10th Troop Carrier Squadron

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  • 60th Troop Carrier Group

    60th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Although with the Twelfth Air Force, the Group flew its C-47 Skytrains from St. Eval and Predannack airfields in Cornwall, England for its first mission: dropping paratroops into Oran, Algeria, in the early hours of Operation Torch, which began on 8...

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  • Richard Howes

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 60th Troop Carrier Group
    Was with 8th at Chelveston while 60th Transport Group was trained to move troops and equipment around Europe. Was with 8th from Jun '42 to No '42 when moved to the 12th AF at Algeria. ...

  • John Orbon

    Military | Private | 60th Troop Carrier Group
    Orbon was dishonorably discharged from the USAAF in December 1942 for behaving with disrespect towards, drawing a loaded weapon against, and threatening to kill his superior officer Edward W Barbee on 16 October 1942. ...

  • Thomas Telzrow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 60th Troop Carrier Group
    transferred to 12th AF in Oct of '42. Flew the longest unescorted paratroop operation in USAF history. Landing elements of the 2 BT 503 Para Inf on 7 Nov '42 at Oran, Tunisia. Dropped Brit paras near Catania, Sicily. Served in No Africa and Sicily ...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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