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C-47 Skytrain

42-15075 was assigned to 47th TCS before D-day, and fly Neptune 1 and 2. Probably also on Market.



  • Thomas Dodson

    Military | Major | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Major Dodson served in 47th TCS as Flight leader. He flew all major operations (except Husky 2) in the war.

  • James Pierce

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Radiooperator | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Sgt James C Pierce was Radiooperator in 47 TCS. For the first operations he was in 42-32867, and on D-day in 43-15075. He also was in Operation Varsity

  • Warren Thomas

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Crewchief | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Warren Thomas was Crewchief in 47th TCS. In the beginning of the war he had 42-32867, but to D-day he changed aircraft to 43-15075. Not so common to change aircraft, when the old still was in use.


  • Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...


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Date Contributor Update
06 July 2020 13:01:57 Lars K Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, description, unit associations and place associations

47th TCS Dairy