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A C-47 Skytrain of the 438th Troop Carrier Group tugs a glider, as it takes off from Greenham Common on D-Day. Handwritten caption on reverse: '438 TCG. Greenham Common, 6/6/44.'
  • Date: 6 June 1944
  • Official Description: During the preceding fight and during the day over 1,400 C-47’s, C-53’s, and gliders deliver glider troops and paratroops, including 3 full airborne divisions, which are to secure beach exits to facilitate inland movement of seaborne assault troops...

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1945-03-24

Revisions

Date9 Jan 2019 14:31:46
Sources

"Valor Without Arms" , A History of the 316th Troop Carrier Group, 1942-1945, by Michael N. Ingrisano Jr.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:19
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 13346 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database