Crew of the Lady Katy - May 1944
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Crewchief
John Birchman, a C-47 aircraft crew chief (42-32865), received his training and in April 1943 deployed to North Africa as part of the Operation Torch Landings and was assigned to Ouja Airfield, French Morocco. He spent the next two years and three...
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Radiooperator
Chambers was radiooperator in 47th TCS. He flew with 42-32865 in many combat operations.
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Fischer was one of the veterans in 47th TCS. On D-day he was pilot in 42-32865
Assigned to 47th TCS. Take part in all major missions from Husky 1 until Neptune.
Military site : airfield
Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...
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