Serial 24 – 82nd Airborne Division – D-Day Airborne and airlanding serials

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

Serial 24

Airfield: Barkston Heath
Air transport unit: 61st Troop Carrier Group
Drop zone: N
Drop hour: 02:32
Transported unit:
2nd battalion, 507th PIR
Legend:

Douglas C-47 Dakota détruit

Destroyed Douglas C-47 Dakota

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. 24 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.

#1
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-30647
Mitchell
#3
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32933
Gordon
#2
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92897
Cargill
#7
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24332
Paccassi
#4
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24208
McGuinness
#9
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23300
Shantz
#8
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32934
Phillippi
#6
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92776
Beveridge
#5
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-5694
Butler
#10
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15183
McMurtry
#12
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-5693
Piper
#11
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23637
Montgomery
#16
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23332
Steed
#13
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92875
Perkinson
#18
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24322
Bain
#17
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23933
Doucet
#15
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23336
Wicker
#14
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15210
Breeden
#19
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15172
Frederick
#21
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32833
Lyon
#20
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32914
Linnemeier
#25
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23335
Fransconi
#22
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24267
Hagey
#27
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-68759
Brown
#26
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92907
Martin
#24
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-30732
Moh
#23
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32834
Pottenger
#28
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24204
Harruff
#30
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32917
Helwig
#29
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23501
Pitzer
#34
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32913
Ream
#36
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92835
Miller
#35
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15170
Metcalf
#33
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15609
Middlebrooks
#32
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15310
Thompson

 

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