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Irwing W Cook

Military

Irwing W Cook was Radiooperator on 42-32877, with which he flew almost every combat mission in the war. He only missed Husky 2.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-32877

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 47TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Chalk #36 Serial 22. Pilot Elwin R Smith. D-Day carrying members of 1th btn, 508th PIR. ...

Associated Place

  • Folkingham

    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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Date Contributor Update
10 July 2020 13:18:58 Lars K Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

47th TCS Diary

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