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Bert L Blendinger


Blendinger was pilot in 47th TCS. Hi was co-pilot in 42-23386 on Neptune 1 and 2. Pilot on the same aircraft during Market.
Under Varsity he was pilot on 44-77581 that was shot down.


Units served with


  • 44-77581

    C-46 Commando

  • 42-23386

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 47th TCS 1943 in Sicilly. Transported to England. Flew paratroopers on D-day and flew Resupply.

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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27 July 2020 17:30:57 Lars K Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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