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James P Harper


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


Units served with


  • 43-15073 The SNAFU Special

    C-47 Skytrain
    The aircraft took part to all airborne operations in the European theater. Neptune, Dragoon, Market, Repulse, Varsity

Associated Place

  • Exeter

    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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19 October 2014 08:52:07 patelie Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and media associations

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