Serial

TCG

TCS

# AC

AB unit

DZ

Time

Losses

A-24

314th TCG

32nd TCS & 50th TCS

36

2/1st Para Bgd

X

1353

None

A-25

314th TCG

61st TCS & 62nd TCS

36

3/1st Para Brigade

X

1356

None

A-26

61st TCG

14th TCS & 59th TCS

36

1/1st Para Bgd

X

1403

None

A-27

61st TCG

15th TCS &  53rd TCS

35

HQ/1st Para Bgd

X

1406

None

Lift of the British 1st Airborne Division in operation Market Garden

September 17, 1944

 

Serial

TCG

TCS

# AC

AB unit

DZ

Time

Losses

A-31

314th TCG

32nd TCS & 50th TCS

36

156/4th Para Bgd

Y

1406

1

A-32

314th TCG

61st TCS & 62nd TCS

36

11th/4th Para Bgd

Y

1412

3

A-33

315th TCG

34th TCS & 43rd TCS

27

10th/4th Para Bgde

Y

1416

2

A-34

315th TCG

309th TCS &  310th TCS

27

HQ/4th Para Bgde

Y

1418

None

September 18, 1944

 

Additional units dropped in this serial are 133 Para Field Ambulance spread over the first three serials and 4th Para Squadron Engineers in the last serial.

Serial

TCG

TCS

# AC

AB unit

DZ

Time

Losses

A-84

315th TCG

34th TCS & 43rd TCS

27

1/1st Polish Para Bgd

K

1717

None

A-85

315th TCG

309th TCS & 310th TCS

27

1&2/1st Polish Para Bgd

K

1708

5

A-86

314th TCG

61st TCS & 62nd TCS

27

2/1st Polish Para Bgd

K

1716

None

A-87

314th TCG

32nd TCS &  50th TCS

33

3/1st Polish Para Bgd

K

1712

None

September 21, 1944

 

Serial

TCG

TCS

# AC

AB unit

DZ

Time

Losses

A-84

315th TCG

 

41

Elements polish Para Bgd

O

1647

None

September 23, 1944

 

Additional units dropped in this serial are  16th Para Field Ambulance spread over the first three serials and 1st Para Squadron Engineers in the last serial..

Left: C-47 of the 14th Troop Carrier Squadron at Barkston Heath.

Right: C-47s of the 32nd Troop Carrier Squadron at Saltby.

September 21 at Saltby. C-47 # 42-24335of the 50th Troop Carrier Squadron with Polish paratroopers standing in front. The plane was flown by Lt. Rosholm and Lt. Gehrt.

The plane crash during the Rhine mission in March 1945. Lt. Gehrt died in a crash on April 6 1945.

C-47s of the 315th Troop Carrier Group drop Polish paratroopers on DZ-O. These fields were used on September 17 for the landing of the 504th PIR.

The gliders have just landed and brought in 325th GIR.

Airborne Troop Carrier- Market Flight Route