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MAJOR DUANE W. TRESSLER - WWII Lead C-47 Pilot in 437th TCG, 83rd Troop Carrier Squadron

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Units

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

  • 83rd Troop Carrier Squadron

People

  • Duane Tressler

    Military | Major | C-47 Pilot
    Major Duane W. Tressler was a 1st Lt C-47 pilot in WWII and continued his military career after the war in the USAF and was honorable discharge with the rank of Major.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2020 17:14:44 Hotelie1970 Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60045697/duane-willard-tressler#view...

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