6 June 1944
IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order No 1 was originally issued on 31 May 1944, before being amended on 4 June 1944. It determined the role that 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command would play in the assault phase of Operation Neptune- the Normandy...
Military site : airfield
Built for the RAF between 1935-38, and in use by the RAF from 1938-1943, the airfield was enlarged with concrete runways in 1943. Used by both the Eighth Air Force (it was 8 ASC HQ) and Ninth Air Force 1943, it was Troop Carrier Command HQ (later 9th...
|Born||Trenton, New Jersey||26 June 1919|
|Enlisted||Camden, New Jersey||27 July 1942|
|Died||Cary, North Carolina||5 March 2008|
|25 January 2019 03:18:05||466thHistorian||Changes to service number, events and place associations|
|18 January 2019 15:35:04||general ira snapsorter||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations|
"Valor Without Arms" , A History of the 316th Troop Carrier Group, 1942-1945, by Michael N. Ingrisano Jr.