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76th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

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Based Welford

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People

  • Noel Addy

    Military | Flight Officer | Glider Pilot | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    He was a Flight Officer and, according to the Mission GALVESTON orders, flew with the 437th TCG as pilot of a CG-4A glider in June of 1944. On 28 September in 1946, he re-enlisted for the Hawaiian Department as a Master Sergeant (Service # 20 847 258)...

  • Elmer Bailey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48938 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with flames pouring from...

  • Thomas Bass

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48938 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with flames pouring from...

  • Norman Beaulie

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48407 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with smoke and flames...

  • Daniel Burke

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48407 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with smoke and flames...

  • Loys Duncan

    Military | Flight Officer | Glider Pilot | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Flight Officer Loys Duncan served in the Glider Pilot Company, 76th Troop Carrier Squadron. He landed his Glider filled with Infantry Troops near Wesel, Germany on 24 March 1945. He was killed by sniper fire shortly after landing. He is buried in the...

  • Sebastiano Gattinella

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio operator | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48407 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with smoke and flames...

  • Charles Jennings

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48938 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with flames pouring from...

  • Edward Kraus

    Military | Sergeant | Radio operator | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48938 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with flames pouring from...

  • Jack Lambrecht

    Military | First Lieutenant | Glider Pilot | 435th Troop Carrier Group
    1st Lt. Jack E. Lambrecht was a glider pilot serving in WWII from 1941 through 1945. As a glider pilot, with the 76th TCS, he served in campaigns in Sicily, Normandy, Southern France, Holland, Bastogne, the Rhine Crossing, and Central Europe. Lt....

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Aircraft

  • 42-24127

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-48407

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48407 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with smoke and flames...

  • 43-48938

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 76TC Sqn 435TC Group, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) resupply mission to Marcouray, Belgium in C-47B 43-48938 hit by ground fire and 88mm flak on run into DZ, after being hit, pulled A/C up and out of formation with flames pouring from...

  • LG-834

    Horsa
    Landed in field near Ste Mere-Eglise, hit anti glider obstacle causing damage to cockpit and forward fuselage, crew wounded in landing and captured by enemy troops. Glider pilot 2nd Lt Ernest D Mcmillen Jr KIA, co pilot F/O James M Reed KIA.

  • LH327

    Horsa
    Airspeed Horsa glider LH327, assigned to 76th TCS, 435th TCG, 9AF USAAF. Take Off Accident Ground Loop Welford/Sta 474 Cat 5 damage, pilot F/O Wayne E Law, 30-Mar-44. SOC.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 03:46:11 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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I was told this is the 436th Troop Carrier Group I don't think it's the 76th emblem.

Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 03:43:28 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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I was told this emblem was for the 436th TCG , which is "correct" ID ?????

Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 03:42:22 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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my photo
I was told this emblem was for the 436th TCG , which is "correct" ID ?????

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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