439th Troop Carrier Group

Group
Two C-47 Skytrains of the 439th Troop Carrier Group fly over Deben in 1944. Image via Ed Ritchie. Written on slide casing: 'C47 Over Debden.'

Object Number - FRE 7071 - Two C-47 Skytrains of the 439th Troop Carrier Group fly over Debden in 1944. Image via Ed Ritchie. Written on slide casing: 'C47 Over Debden.'

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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Balderton 21 February 1944 - 26 April 1944

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Upottery 26 April 1944 - 8 September 1944

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Juvincourt 8 September 1944 - 28 September 1944

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Lonray 28 September 1944 - 4 November 1944

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Chateaudun 4 November 1944 - 8 May 1945

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 91st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 94th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33158113 / T-125079
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Glider pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 91st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36308204 / T-190790
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 60th Troop Carrier Group 94th Troop Carrier Squadron 12th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-402363
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Nicknames: Jersey Bounce
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 94th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 91st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 91st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 93rd Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 439th Troop Carrier Group 93rd Troop Carrier Squadron

Revisions

Date10 Feb 2017 12:03:41
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;

Date16 Oct 2016 20:32:11
ContributorK. Hansen
Sources

unit history

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

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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