Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 316th Troop Carrier Group
Military | Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
Arnold Cook participated in Operation Neptune and dropped the 2-505 PIR, 82nd Airborne at H-Hour minus 6. Two days later, he flew a re-supply mission at 800 feet and his plane was hit 168 times in the left wing and tail section. Six days later, his...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief | 316th Troop Carrier Group
Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 316th Troop Carrier Group
6 June 1944
IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order No 1 was originally issued on 31 May 1944, before being amended on 4 June 1944. It determined the role that 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command would play in the assault phase of Operation Neptune- the Normandy...
Military site : airfield
Built for the RAF between 1935-38, and in use by the RAF from 1938-1943, the airfield was enlarged with concrete runways in 1943. Used by both the Eighth Air Force (it was 8 ASC HQ) and Ninth Air Force 1943, it was Troop Carrier Command HQ (later 9th...
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|09 January 2019 13:55:10||general ira snapsorter||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, markings, unit associations, place associations and mission associations|
"Valor Without Arms" , A History of the 316th Troop Carrier Group, 1942-1945, by Michael N. Ingrisano Jr.