Serial 8 – 101st Airborne Division – D-Day Airborne and airlanding serials

101st Airborne Division paratroopers
Composition of the D-Day Airborne and airlanding serials

Serial 8

Airfield: Greenham Common
Air transport unit:
438th Troop Carrier Group
Drop zone: A
Drop hour: 00:50
Transported units:
elements from the 1st and 2nd battalions, 502nd P.I.R.

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. 8 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

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Richardson
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Peters
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Gates
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