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Video Re-Creations Of

The Final Flight Of C-47-a # 42-23638

Engine Type: 1830-92, Serial #s CP-351797 and CP-351714
These videos are based on information in Stan's book and in the report pages.

THE CREW

Function Name Serial #
Pilot
Copilot
Navigator
Radio Operator
Engineer
1st Lt William R. Hitztaler
2nd Lt Stanley E. Edwards, Jr.
2nd Lt John H. Hendry
S/Sgt Orlo A. Montgomery
T/Sgt Alvin F. Vezina
0-524956 
0-701914 
0-698627 
39-678075 
17-089122 

THE PARATROOPERS - Company F - 507th PIR - 82nd Airborne

Report Page 5 listed their initials, last name, serial number, and ultimate fate. I got their first names (and corrected illegible spellings) from info on THIS PAGE at DDay-Overlord.com. (It's in French).

KIA- Killed In Action,   EUS - Evacuated to the US,   RTD - Returned To Duty
1st Lt Walter C. Heisler, 01-295712, EUS
T/Sgt William P. Emmett, 20-904872, KIA
Cpl Joseph E. Romas, 12-073642, EUS
Pfc Robert R. Taylor, 37-506031, EUS
Pvt Charles George Stout, 15-114250, KIA
Pfc George A. Hitchcock, 6-907291, KIA
Pfc Blair W. Terryberry, 12-080559, EUS
Sgt Carl R. Letson, 12-080559, EUS
Pfc Robert T. Hurley, 12-073323, KIA
Pfc John E. Hollman, 38-450695, EUS
Pfc John C. Wagner, 35-557626, EUS
Pvt Donn W. Cummings, 17-150861, KIA
Pfc Glenn Ball, 35-629657, KIA
Pvt John L. Ponder, 39-233735, KIA
Pvt Ricardo R. Alvarez, 38-441081, EUS
Pvt Olivier Lindberg, ??-185914, EUS
Pvt Bernard D. Ely, 25-623444, RTD
Sgt Harry E. LaChance Jr., 11-998049, KIA
Pvt Weldon F. Truett, 34-121996, EUS

Sorry about those annoying countdowns at the beginning,
but i hafta give Youtube time to get the player controls out of the way...

#1 43-30647 Mitchell
#2 42-92897 Cargill
#3 42-32933 Gordon
#4 42-24208 McGuinness
#5 42-5694 Butler
#6 42-92776 Beveridge
#7 42-24332 Paccassi
#8 42-32934 Phillippi
#9 42-23300 Shantz
#10 43-15183 McMurtry
#11 42-23637 Montgomery
#12 42-5693 Piper
#13 42-92875 Perkinson
#14 43-15210 Breeden
#15 42-23336 Wicker
#16 42-23332 Steed
#17 42-23933 Doucet
#18 42-24322 Bain
#19 43-15172 Frederick
#20 42-32914 Linnemeier
#21 42-32833 Lyon
#22 42-24267 Hagey
#23 42-32834 Pottenger
#24 43-30732 Moh
#25 42-23335 Fransconi
#26 42-92907 Martin
#27 42-24381 Drake
#28 42-24204 Harruff
#29 42-23501 Pitzer
#30 42-32917 Helwig
#31 42-23638 Hitztaler, Edwards
#32 43-15310 Thompson
#33 43-15609 Middlebrooks
#34 42-32913 Ream
#35 43-15170 Metcalf
#36 42-92835 Miller
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