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42-30723

C-47 Skytrain

Assigned to 47th TCS before D-day. D-day was the only mission and Edward W Paul was the pilot.

Service

People

  • Edward Paul

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Edward W Paul was Co-pilot in 42-32877 during Operation Husky and Giant. On D-day he was pilot in 43-30723. He was one of very few that flew all missions from Husky 1 until Varsity.

Places

  • 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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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2020 12:58:27 Lars K Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, description, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

47th TCS Diary

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