Stick 2 – 506th PIR – Team C – Pathfinders of the 101st Airborne Division

Pathfinders of the 101st Airborne Division

Stick 2 – Team C – 506th PIR
Operation Neptune – June 6, 1944


Team A: Stick 1 – 502nd PIR ; Stick 2 – 502nd PIR ; Stick 1 – 377th PFAB
Team C: Stick 1 – 506th PIR ; Stick 2 – 506th PIR ; Stick 3 – 501st PIR
Team D: Stick 1 – 501st PIR ; Stick 2 – 501st PIR ; Stick 3 – 506th PIR
Team E: Stick 3 – 502nd PIR ; Stick 2 – 377th PFAB


Image : Pathfinders de la 101st Airborne Division - Stick 2 - 506th PIR

Serial 2:


#4

Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain


42-92845

Taylor


Lost at sea: Pathfinders 2/506 recovered by HMS Tartar


Drop zone: DZ “C” (506th PIR – 501st PIR)
Drop time: 00:25 (D-Day, June 6th, 1944)

Dakota C-47 crew – Shalk 4
Pilot: Captain Clyde Taylor
Co-pilot: Captain Hal Sperber
Navigator: Captain Preston Corsa
Crew chief: Marvin Blackbum
Radio operator: Waters           

Pathfinders – Stick 2 – 506th PIR – Team C
First Lieutenant Gordon O. Rothwell – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Second Lieutenant Rolf Michaelis – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
First Sergeant Charles R. Malley – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, F Co
Corporal Calvin Jackson – 101st Airborne Div., 326th Airborne Engineers
Corporal Jack E. Mattz- 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private First Class John Kleinfelder – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, E Co
Private First Class Robert R. Blankenship – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D CoPrivate First Class Carl L. Fenstermaker – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, E CoPrivate First Class Stephen Pustola – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, F Co
Private First Class John Sherbon – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private First Class Lachlan M. Tillman – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D CoPrivate First Class John W. Wright – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private Frederick Linacre – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private Henry Meehan – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private Charles Partlow – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private Jerome E. Werbela – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co
Private James William Wheeler – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, Hq
Private John White – 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 2nd Bn, D Co

 

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