Serial 25 – 82nd Airborne Division – D-Day Airborne and airlanding serials

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

Serial 25

Airfield: Barkston Heath
Air transport unit: 61st Troop Carrier Group
Drop zone: N
Drop hour: 02:38
Transported unit: 3rd battalion 507th PIR

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. 25 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.

#37
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15327
Betts
#39
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23408
Anderson
#38
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100983
Thornton
#43
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92842
Wood
#40
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-108888
Ward
#45
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32806
Cummins
#44
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32837
Williams
#42
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32870
Mitchell
#41
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32832
King
#46
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15335
Shermer
#48
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92066
Young
#47
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92773
Simon
#52
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32919
Northcott
#49
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92882
Day
#54
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
41-38699
Fickes
#53
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24379
Laws
#51
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24173
Gentner
#50
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-24201
Parker
#55
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15312
Owens
#57
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15226
Cook
#56
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23406
Scott
#61
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32778
Kadey
#58
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100986
Conlin
#63
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15639
Houston
#62
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15514
Schaffer
#60
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23304
Bullinger
#59
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23338
Pethtel
#64
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15217
Carter
#66
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32931
Keyes
#65
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23334
Gall
#70
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92889
Morrow
#67
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92898
Sims
#72
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-23329
Shoemaker
#71
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32927
Wenzel
#69
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-32932
Breault
#68
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92896
Osver

 

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