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"The D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse" by Stephen Pedone, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret, Naples, Florida.



  • Vito Pedone

    Military | Colonel | Co-pilot
    Initially assigned to 8AF as A-20 bomber pilot, completed 25 x missions on type. Transferred to IX Troop Carrier Command, 9AF USAAF as Operations officer. Co-piloted lead aircraft [C-47 42-93098] of lead serial to drop pathfinder paratroops at zone A,...

  • Geraldine Pedone nee Curtis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Flight Nurse
    Jerry graduated from nursing school in Oklahoma, and trained as a surgical nurse. She soon volunteered for training to become one of the first U.S Army Air Force Flight Nurses. She would train and fly in un-marked combat C-47 transport aircraft, which...


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Information from Stephen Pedone, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret, Naples, Florida and his article "The D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse"