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AIRCRAFT (1)

508 P.I.R. 1st BTLN, "A" CO., CO. HDQTRS (2nd PLT.)


ENGLAND 1944

BASE: NOTTINGHAM (WOLLATON PARK)

CARRIER COMMAND (D-DAY) 52nd TC WING

CARRIER SQUADRON - 47th

CARRIER GROUP - 313th

CARRIER TYPE - C-47

NO. AIRCRAFT - 18

COMPLIMENT - 1st & 3rd BAT'LNS-508 P.I.R. (18 MEN PER A/C) MISSION & LOAD I.D. "BIGOT-NEPTUNE"

FORMATION - (2) ELEMENTS OF (9) V OF Vs

FIELD OF DEPARTURE - FOLKINGHAM ENGLAND (STA. 484)

PARATROOPER BRIEFING - 1900 HRS-5 JUNE 44 (7:00 PM)

TIME OF DEPARTURE - 2315 HRS- 5 JUNE 44 (11:15 PM)

TIME OF ARRIVAL - (DZ-N) 0115 HRS- 6 JUNE 44 (1:15 AM)

PILOT LEAD AIRCRAFT - 1st FORMATION- 1st SECTION-COL. ROBERTS

PILOT LEAD AIRCRAFT - 2nd FORMATION- 1st SECTION-MAJ. STEPHENS

SPACING - TWENTY SECOND INTERVALS

FRANCE -D-Z "N" LOCATION- 4924127"N-0122'36"W

RETURN TO ENGLAND: (STA. 484) FOLKINGHAM

TIME FIRST A/C TO RETURN: 0436 HRS. (4:36 AM)

TIME LAST A/C TO RETURN: 0510 HRS (5:10 AM)

ROUTE TO DZ-N: (CODE NAMES) CODE K-ATLANTA, CODE F-BURBANK, CODE B-CLEVELAND, CODE N-DALLAS,
CODE D-ELKO, CODE G-FLATBUSH CODE L-GALLUP, CODE C-HOBOKEN, PEORIA CENTER PT. (DZ)
 

RETURN: PADUCAH-SPOKANE (RETURN TO ORIGINAL INCOMING PATH AT GALLUP) AND HOME (SEE OVERLAY #1)
 

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