Serial 21 – 82nd Airborne Division – D-Day Airborne and airlanding serials

82nd Airborne Division paratroopers
Composition of the D-Day Airborne and airlanding serials

Serial 21

Airfield: Saltby
Air transport unit: 314th Troop Carrier Group
Drop zone: N
Drop hour: 02:14
Transported unit: HQ of the 508th PIR, B Company of the 307th AEB

This table illustrates the flight formation adopted by the air unit in charge of transporting paratroopers on June 6, 1944 during Operation Neptune, as part of the No. 21 serial. The position and the corresponding number (written in chalk on aircraft) are listed as well as the aircraft serial number and the pilot name when known.

#43
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-30651
Myer
#45
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23395
Price
#44
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15150
Daubenberger
#49
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-93088
Dunagan
#46
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15214
Haas
#51
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23356
Perreault
#50
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23399
Tarr
#48
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24384
Ellison
#47
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23363
Grimes
#52
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15180
McClure
#54
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23393
Smith
#53
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-93065
Saas
#58
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92876
Bingham
#55
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15347
Anderson
#60
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24335
Buchanan
#59
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23344
Hammersla
#57
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23394
Womack
#56
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23402
Hicks
#37
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92903
Thompson
#39
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23368
Watson
#38
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100976
Shreve
#40
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15146
Weitzman
#42
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100892
Weatherby
#41
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-30715
Cohen

 

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