Airlanding serial 34 – 82nd Airborne Division – Operation Galvestone – Normandy 1944

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82nd Airborne Division airlanding

Serial 34

Airfield: Ramsbury
Air transport unit:
437th Troop Carrier Group
Landing Zone:
W
Mission:
operation Galveston
Landing hour:
07:00 (June 7, 1944 – D-Day+1)
Unit:
82nd Airborne Division
Legend:

This table illustrates the flight formation of the serial number 34 adopted by the air unit in charge of the transport of the soldiers transported by gliders on June 6, 1944 as part of operation Neptune. The position and the corresponding number (written in chalk on the aircraft) are listed, as well as the serial number of the aircraft and the name of the pilot when known.

#1
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15160
Hudgens
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
Mercer
#3
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100637
Powell
#5
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100638
Deer
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LJ 185
Brenimer
#4
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100653

Lehr
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LJ 218
Tigner
#6
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100979
Clary
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LJ 136
Moore
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
HS 131
Mahan
#7
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100805
Fredette
#9
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100636
Thompson
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LG 871
Owens
#8
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100650
Ekblad
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LG 998
Lauen
#10
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15511
Duffus
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LG 889
Manning
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-27317
Painter, Jr.
#11
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100649
Dean
#13
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15252
Kelly
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LG 872
Hall, Jr.
#12
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100806
Duhaime
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
HG 940
Chamberlain
#14
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100634
D'Armond, Jr.
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39951
Goodwin
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
DP 435
Riscky
#15
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15356
Davis
#17
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100978
Smith
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
HG 790
Ward
#16
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100889
Briggs
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LH 246
Fliner
#18
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100648
Yaeger
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LG 845
Hughes
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LG 931
Lillquist
#19
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100660
Cathcart
#21
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100656
Schaaf
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
LF 947
Merta
#20
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100652
Parrish
Image : planeur Airspeed Horsa
HG 865
Vancil
#22
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100886
Fleming
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-77588
Jackson
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-79286
Henson
#23
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92881
#25
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100657
Frisbie
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-19723
Brown
#24
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100982
Engle
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-56143
Neel
#26
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100654
Epton
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-73803
Hewett
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-56447
Ghezzi
#27
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100655
McMannus
#29
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100661
Hutchinson
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39742
Berg
#28
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100985
Chesher, Jr.
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-79405
Schiro
#30
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100651
Fonda
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-56564
O'Donnell
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-27376
Comparin
#31
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15311
Cristiana
#33
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100659
Myers
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-40086
Dorr
#32
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15313
Frederic
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-73915
Neale
#34
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15651
Dew
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-74033
Kyle
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39954
Rorie
#35
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-92863
White
#37
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15302
Litton, Jr.
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-77389
Thompson
#36
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100572
Williams
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-74034
Wilder
#38
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100630
Wurst
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-77648
Kotowski
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-77436
Addy
#39
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100592
Jenn
#41
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100584
Wolanski
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39674
Tibbetts
#40
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100593
Hammer
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-36655
Stickney
#42
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15167
Hanraty
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-40879
Warden
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39942
Ogden, Jr.
#43
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100631
Wallett, Jr.
#45
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100589
Dix
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-79197
Pettigrew
#44
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15676
Gates, Jr.
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39683
Schinkel
#46
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100585
Raklewicz
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39705
Sayles
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39699
Upton
#47
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100804
Waltman
#49
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100590
Fox
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
42-79399
Monismith
#48
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
43-15583
Pilon
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-40096
Sheppard
#50
Image : avion C-47 Douglas Skytrain
42-100591
Bloch
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39732
Smith
Image : planeur Waco Hadrian
43-39730
Schuessler, Jr.

 

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