UPL 28820

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"Photo made immediately after first 9th Troop Carrier plane** to fly over target area landed back in England. Crew includes, left to right: S/Sgt. Edward F. Laurendeau (crew chief); Capt Edward E Cannon (surgeon); Capt William Culp, (navigator); Capt Vito S Pedone (co-pilot), Lt Col Joel L Crouch (pilot); Missing on the picture Cpl. Harold E. Coonrod (Radio-operator)" - ** C-47A 42-93098. Serial #1 Chalk #1. NARA ref 342-FH-3A09086-53323AC.

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D-Day, first Pathfinder crew to be back after mission over Normandy
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: IX Air Force Troop Carrier Command
  • Service Numbers: O-1821169
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Surgeon
D-Day, first Pathfinder crew to be back after mission over Normandy
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: IX Air Force Troop Carrier Command
  • Service Numbers: 17098857
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant (RAF)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
D-Day, first Pathfinder crew. Serial #1 Chalk #1
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: IX Air Force Troop Carrier Command
  • Service Numbers: O-309751
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
D-Day, first Pathfinder crew to be back after mission over Normandy
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: IX Air Force Troop Carrier Command
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Navigator
D-Day, first Pathfinder crew to be back after mission over Normandy
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Service Numbers: 14051388 / O-36301
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

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Contributorpatelie
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personnal knowledge. Change of the name of the man on the left of the picture. He is the crew chief and not the radio operator

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ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesCreated entry with caption and unit associations