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96th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Exeter

Connections

People

  • Wade Butler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Glider Co-Pilot | 440th Troop Carrier Group
    Wade H Butler was co-pilot of a CG-4A Haig Glider, transporting airborne troops across the Rhine River on 24 March 1945. ...

  • Walter Chandler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 440th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in Action on 24 March 1945. ...

  • James Hoyt

    Military | Flight Officer | Glider Pilot | 440th Troop Carrier Group
    James G Hoyt was pilot of a CG-4A Haig Glider, transporting airborne troops across the Rhine River on 24 March 1945. ...

  • Robert Slaughter

    Military | Sergeant | C-47 Radio Operator | 440th Troop Carrier Group
    Sgt. Slaughter was awarded a Bronze Star for heroic achievement against the enemy on 27 December 1944, while serving as a Radio Operator on a troop carrier returning from a resupply mission to Bastogne. His plane crashed as a result of enemy action. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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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