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43-15101

C-47 Skytrain

Service

People

  • John Beckley

    Military | Sergeant | Flight engineer | 434th Troop Carrier Group
    Shot down 6 June 1944 in C-47 43-15101. Taken prisoner and eventually held at Stalag Luft IV.

  • Marvin Boetcher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio operator | 434th Troop Carrier Group
    Shot down 6 June 1944 in C-47 43-15101. Taken prisoner and eventually held at Stalag Luft IV.

  • Raymond Howard

    Civilian | Pilot | 434th Troop Carrier Group
    Raymond Howard served as a co-pilot with the 71st Troop Carrier Squadron of the 434th Troop Carrier Group. In the early hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944, Howard was co-piloting C-47 43-15101 on a glider mission over the Cherbourg Peninsula when the aircraft...

  • Eston Kuhn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 434th Troop Carrier Group
    Eston Kuhn served as a co-pilot with the 71st Troop Carrier Squadron of the 434th Troop Carrier Group. In the early hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944, Kuhn was co-piloting C-47 43-15101 on a glider mission over the Cherbourg Peninsula when the aircraft was...

Places

  • Aldermaston

    Military site : airfield
    Aldermaston was built for RAF use in 1941-1942, and handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942. It was home to several Troop Carrier Groups, and became an airfield of the Ninth Air Force in 1943. Handed back to the RAF in 1945, it was placed on Care...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 6 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2017 16:33:06 Lucy May Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/1/28631652

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5658 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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