James P. Harper - Corona - California
1st Lieutenant - 440th Troop Carrier Group - 95th Troop Carrier Squadron
Pilot of C-47 #43-15073 "The SNAFU Special"
He took part in airborne operations Neptune - Dragoon - Market - Repulse
The aircraft took part to all airborne operations in the European theater. Neptune, Dragoon, Market, Repulse, Varsity
Military site : airfield
A private grass airfield 1930s, and Exeter Airport 1938-39, the airfield was also used by National Air Communications (responsible for managing civil flying at the start of the Second World War). Home to part of the Royal Aeronautical Establishment and...
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