He was in 47th TCS from the start and flew the first missions as Co-pilot. At Giant 2 he was pilot on 42-32877. At D-day he flew 42-32867, which got some damage, and grounded on the day after. He was at the Squadron until end of war and flew all missions.
Assigned to 47TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Chalk #36 Serial 22. Pilot Elwin R Smith. D-Day carrying members of 1th btn, 508th PIR. ...
Crash in France 15 may 1945
Take part in many Missions from Husky to Neptune After war sold to Australia. Scrapped
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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Diary 47th TCS