Lt. Jackson Byers was a member of the 44th Troop Carrier Squadron, 316th Troop Carrier Group. He would deliver Paratroops of the 101st Airborne to their drop near St-Mere-Eglise off the beaches of Normandy, France on D-Day, 6 June 1944.
The 316thTCG 44th TCS would transport members of the 1/505th PIR and HQ of the 82nd Airborne during Operation Market Garden in the fall of 1944.
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