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Duane W Tressler


Major Duane W. Tressler was a 1st Lt C-47 pilot in WWII and continued his military career after the war in the USAF and was honorable discharge with the rank of Major.


Units served with

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

  • 83rd Troop Carrier Squadron


Date Contributor Update
06 December 2020 17:24:27 Hotelie1970 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and media associations

GENERAL ORDER # 71, IX Troop Carrier Command dated 18 May 1945: From Headquarters IX GROUP CARRIER COMMAND by Major General Williams and