71st Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron
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

Object Number - FRE 3401 - 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...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Aldermaston

People

  • 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
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-754459
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: C-47 Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16132698
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11068459
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: C-47 Crew Member

Aircraft

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 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: Horsa
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron

Revisions

Date2 Mar 2021 04:54:17
ContributorSOLIDKREATE
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AFD-101202-002

Date2 Mar 2021 04:53:24
ContributorSOLIDKREATE
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AFD-101202-002

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
ContributorAAM
Sources

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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