434th Troop Carrier Group

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A C-47 Skytrain nicknamed "Mary Co-Ed II" of the 434th Troop Carrier Group. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group .

Object Number - FRE 7452 - A C-47 Skytrain nicknamed "Mary Co-Ed II" of the 434th Troop Carrier Group. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group .

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Aldermaston 1944-03-03

Based

Fulbeck 1943-10-07 - 1943-12-10

Based

Welford 1943-12-10 - 1944-03-03

Based

Mourmelon 1945-05-08

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Copilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 72nd Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2059885
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 72nd Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: T-1289
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Glider Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20441125 / T-060701
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35397485
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group
A C-47 Skytrain (CJ-A, serial number 42-24022) of the 71st Troop Carrier Squadron, 434th Troop Carrier Group is loaded with blood to be delivered to France. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'SC 276702. Believed Aldermaston, but could be Greenham.' Printed caption on reverse: 'Dava Still Media Depository, Bldg. 168, N.D.W., Washington, D.C., 20374. SDAN: SC 276702. Date: 06/12/44. Savrin: Service ID: ETO-SOS-44-599. Photographer: Holt. England...At a landing field in England, a critical cargo of whole blood
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group

Revisions

Date10 Feb 2017 11:37:26
Sources

Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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