Troop Carrier/Tactical Airlift Links



TROOP CARRIER/TACTICAL AIRLIFT  SPECIFIC:

WORLD WAR II
World War II Glider Pilots
US Airborne Operations in Europe In World War II
316th Troop Carrier Group
29th TCS in the UK
Into The Valley
53rd Troop Carrier Wing (WW II)
39th TCS Assoc
USAFM List of Troop Carrier Memorials
54th Troop Carrier Wing
Combat Cargo
317th TCG(Jungle Skippers)
IX TCC D-Day Plans
Operation MARKET
434th Troop Carrier Group
440th Troop Carrier Group
My New Guinea Diary - The autobiography of an enlisted pilot who flew with the 6th TCS in New Guinea
57th TCS Alumni
Fairchild C-82 Packet - The first military airplane ever designed for transport use. Although it was developed during WW II, it didn't enter service in time to see operational service.
13th TCS in WW II
Airborne Operations in France
Exercise Eagle


KOREA

C-119s in Indochina.


COLD WAR
Psy Warrior
Evreux Alumni
Firebird Association
463rd Airlifters Association
776th TAS
DRAGON ROUGE/DRAGON NOIRE
32nd TAS
345th TAS
Desert One (While the Iranian Rescue attempt was carried out by special operations personnel, they are nevertheless part of the troop carrier/tactical airlift heritage.)
465th Troop Carrier Wing
437th Troop Carrier Group
Wallace Buford (Wally Buford was a former troop carrier pilot who died with James McGovern after their C-119 was hit over Dien Bien Phu.)

VIETNAM/SOUTHEAST ASIA
Air America
815th TCS
US Army General John Tolson's Report on Air Mobility in Vietnam
TACTICAL AIRLIFT (This ithe full text of the history of USAF TAC Airlift in SEA)
C-7A Caribou Association
MULE TRAIN
TACTICAL AIRLIFT (1967 Article by Lowell Jones and Don Linbo)
TACTICAL AIRLIFT (1972 CHECO Report)
8th Aerial Port
Resupply Of Khe Sanh
C-123s In SEA
An Loc
Spare 617
Battle of An Loc
4 Vietnam War veterans receive Silver Star for 1972 rescue mission (An Loc)

US AIR FORCE:
C-130Hercules.net - formerly HerkyBirds
Airlift/ Tanker Association
TAC Tanker Association
Air Force Navigator Observer Association
Air Force Together We Served
US Air Force History Program
Air Force Historical Research Agency
Air University
Professional Loadmasters Association
Traditions Military Video (They have some great Air Force films, including some that are troop carrier/tac airlift related)
Anything, Anywhere, Anytime
Trash Haulers
Air & Space Power Journal (Archives)

HISTORICAL
Sam McGowan's Troop Carrier History Articles
Sam McGowan Article on the Congo Rescue Mission

HISTORICAL (Not Troop Carrier/TAC Airlift Specific)

Vietnam War Resources
USAF Vietnam CHECO Reports
USAF Historical Foundation
12th TAC Fighter Wing
463rd Bombardment Group

VETERANS/MEMBER PAGES:
Sam McGowan
Alan Baker
George Elwood
Peter Bird
 
 

VETERANS/BENEFITS:

Veterans Administration

TROOP CARRIER/TAC AIRLIFT VIDEOS
Commando Vault (featuring the late Maj. Howard (nmi) Seaboldt)
Hercules and the Four Horsemen
Four Horsemen C-130 56-0473 final flight arrives at Castle AFB
Berlin Airlift
Airlift of Wounded Dien Phu Vets
C-130s at Khe Sanh
Tan Son Nhut
C-130 at Dak To
Stanleyville
TAC C-130s in the Congo (Captain Gonzales' Crew after Dragon Rouge)
Stanleyville Dead
Stanleyville News Reel
Dominican Airlift
TAC Newsclip (1965)
Stanleyville News Reel (2)
Lebanon
DESERT STRIKE (Mojave Desert, May 1964). A great film of a Joint Service exercise.

MUSEUMS

US Army Quartermaster Museum
Silent Wings Museum
Robins Museum of Aviation
US Air Force Museum
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Pima Air Museum
Jacksonville Museum of Military History
Lone Star Flight Museum
Air Mobility Command Museum



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Last Update October 12, 2017