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U.S.A.A.F. Combat Cargo Groups of the Second World War

 

3rd Combat Cargo Group

Bond Project Squadron A-3


C-47A-90-DL

43-15789

Capt.

Roy R. Brown

0479607

Flight Leader

1051

2nd Lt.

Thomas J. Kenny

0801765

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Robert H. Burton

0825777

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Henry L. Shadd, Jr.

0708140

Navigator

Pfc.

William T. Jones

19066134

Radio Operator

2756

S/Sgt.

Erasro Rios

09078380

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93340

2nd Lt.

Warren J. Kilgore

0804178

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

James O. Arthur

0767452

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Arlo W. Shaver

0814145

Navigator

Pfc.

Harvey T. Carey

17154298

Radio Operator

2756

T/Sgt.

Vincent D. Gonzalez

19061778

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93347

2nd Lt.

Don R. Kohl

0802580

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Fredercik L. Thatcher

0768751

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Carl H. Williams

0707161

Navigator

Cpl.

Howard S. Schoeneberger

13154188

Radio Operator

2756

Cpl.

Gene J. Horne

39553925

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93350

2nd Lt.

Norman H. Walsh, Jr.

0674966

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Charles B. Ashby

0767453

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

George M. Wilkening

0707160

Navigator

Cpl.

Frederick S. Neilson

16098169

Radio Operator

2756

Pvt.

Paul G. Vorwerk, Jr.

32967326

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93352

2nd Lt.

Duane B. Crites

0804116

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Kenneth F. Schultz

0713890

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Vincent J. Wilson

0707164

Navigator

Pfc.

Sam P. Glush

36553554

Radio Operator

2756

Pvt.

Albert S. Marolf

38506040

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93357

2nd Lt.

Vander L. Smith

0680956

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Eugene M. Rizzolo

0768676

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Paul K. Winters

0790918

Navigator

Pfc.

Jack S. Greer

34467395

Radio Operator

2756

Cpl.

Raymond A. Studzinski

36629159

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93358

1st Lt.

John J. Lukaszczyk

0419083

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Thomas B. McAbee

0768618

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Marvin Solomon

0707124

Navigator

Pfc.

Delbert E. Gregory

19143893

Radio Operator

2756

Cpl.

William R. Looney

37240563

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93360

2nd Lt.

William E. Lytle

0801890

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Richard K. Mack

0768610

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Fred S. Whitaker

0514324

Navigator

Cpl.

Arturo T. Chavez

18298585

Radio Operator

2756

Cpl.

Raymond T. Spohr

36507882

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93361

2nd Lt.

Nicholas J. Mandoukos

0799206

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Harold W. Wigley

0825041

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Harry E. Wheeler

0805300

Navigator

Sgt.

Jospeh Fine

32420079

Radio Operator

2756

Cpl.

Francis S. Szelc

12133005

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93362

2nd Lt.

Grady A. Masters

0804197

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Charles V. Petranoff

0826279

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

John O. Spencer

0707127

Navigator

Sgt.

Sheldon Levine

31168243

Radio Operator

2756

Cpl.

Vincent J. Girardi

32834100

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93363

2nd Lt.

Edward R. Moore

0680577

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Russel F. Crawford

0825115

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Edmund G. Russell

0676129

Navigator

Cpl.

Silvio W. Pulinco

32472678

Radio Operator

2756

Sgt.

Ralph J. Flint

12145652

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93364

2nd Lt.

William J. McDevitto

0680665

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Lindsey D. Driver

0834750

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

George Shapiro

0809292

Navigator

Pfc.

Joseph V. Russo

12190698

Radio Operator

2756

S/Sgt.

Leroy O. Miller

15331771

Engineer

2750

C-47A-25-DK

42-93365

2nd Lt.

Charles E. McDonell

0802874

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Gerald J. Cleary

0822380

Co-Pilot

1051

* 1st Lt.

Stephen S. Minot

0667186

Navigator

Pvt.

Raymond A. Zalewski

33273560

Radio Operator

2756

Sgt.

Charles A. Henry

35354847

Engineer

2750

2nd Lt.

Charles E. Allen

0721018

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt.

Walter A. Amsler, Jr.

0720065

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt.

Carl H. Bechnel

0795342

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt.

James C. Butner

0826096

Passenger

1051

F/O

Charles S Blake, Jr.

0124090

Passenger

1051

C-47A-25-DK

42-93369

2nd Lt.

Alan MacMurray

0684753

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

Oscar P. Hahy

0825862

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Joseph C. Scarpato

0706975

Navigator

Pvt.

Peter L. Ricci

11072399

Radio Operator

2756

Sgt.

Albert F. Fossett

11058850

Engineer

2750

2nd Lt.

James A. Breazeale

0709762

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt..

James V. Breidenbach

0681010

Passenger

1051

F/O

Daburn R. Kolwell

T185382

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt.

Russell D. Champlin

0711585

Passenger

1051

1st Lt.

Robert G Carter

0671732

Passenger

1051

C-47A-25-DK

42-93372

2nd Lt.

James E. Norton

0666339

Pilot

1051

2nd Lt.

William M. Groesback

0768524

Co-Pilot

1051

* 2nd Lt.

Norman A. Schuler

0807323

Navigator

Pfc.

Richard Adler

31314076

Radio Operator

2756

T/Sgt.

Paul R. Lambert

18019526

Engineer

2750

2nd Lt.

Ernest C. Chappelle Jr.

0711587

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt.

Donald R. Oragin

0709777

Passenger

1051

1st Lt.

James S. Craik

0792529

Passenger

1051

2nd Lt.

James T. Dean

0677030

Passenger

1051

Navigator's indicated by a "*" departed the aircraft upon arrival in Accra, Africa for return to USA for future assignment.

Thanks to S/Sgt. Garland Adams 9th CCS and 1st Lt. Robert Haswell 12th CCS for copies of the Bond Project Orders.      Bill Bielausas 8/2000


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   I am looking for former members of the 3rd Combat Cargo Group,  1st, Combat Cargo Group, 2nd Combat Cargo Group and the 4th Combat Cargo Group.  In fact I would like to hear from anyone who flew over the Hump during WW II, or flew any Combat Cargo Missions at any time (Berlin Air-Lift, Korea, etc) 

Please e-mail comment, suggestions, corrections,etc to: bill@comcar.org

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