64th Troop Carrier Group

Group

Object Number - UPL 48354 - Lt Aleda Lutz, Flight Nurse, 802nd Medical Air Evacuation Sq.

The Group trained with the Eighth Air Force flying from Ramsbury, Wiltshire. The Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force on 14 September 1942. Its first mission was dropping paratroops into French North-West Africa, at Maison Blanche, Algeria on 11 November 1942. Across the course of the war, the Group deployed paratroops during the Allied invasion of Tunisia, Sicily, Italy and southern France. From June 1944, the majority of 64th TC Group transferred to the CBI (China Burma India theater) and its squadrons operated out of several different bases in India. Their work there supported the Allied armies in Burma.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Ramsbury 1942-08-18 - 1942-12-11

Other

Assigned 12th Air Force

Other

Detachment to China Burma India Theatre

1944-04-07 - 1944-06-15

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 18th Troop Carrier Squadron 64th Troop Carrier Group
  • Service Numbers: 14044456 / O-789706
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 438th Troop Carrier Group 64th Troop Carrier Group 90th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34021741 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 64th Troop Carrier Group
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Flight Nurse
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 18th Troop Carrier Squadron 64th Troop Carrier Group
  • Service Numbers: 19057010 / O-431977
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 18th Troop Carrier Squadron 64th Troop Carrier Group
  • Service Numbers: 18060570 / O-790091
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 18th Troop Carrier Squadron 64th Troop Carrier Group

Revisions

Date22 Aug 2019 13:23:40
ContributorEmily
Sources

Air Force Combat Units of WWII

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:46
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Mighty Eighth. A History of the Units, Men and Machines of the US 8th Air Force.' by Roger A. Freeman (1989). 'Air Force Combat Units of World War II' compiled by the Department of the US Air Force, edited by Maurice Maurer (1983).

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