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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A C-47 Skytrain (serial number 42-24269) of the 316th Troop Carrier Group at Goxhill. Handwritten on reverse: ''44. Goxhill. Douglas C-47 - 224269. 316th Troop Carrier Group.'

Connections

Units

  • 316th Troop Carrier Group

    316th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as 316th Transport Group on 2 Feb 1942 and activated on 14 Feb. Redesignated 316th Troop Carrier Group in Jul 1942. Trained with C-47 and C-53 aircraft. ...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Goxhill

    Military site : airfield
    Goxhill opened in June 1941 as an RAF Bomber Command airfield, before being handed over to RAF Fighter Command in December. The Eighth Air Force took ownership in August 1942, and used the airfield, which they quickly dubbed 'Goat Hill' for operational...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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