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The Research Team for the National WWII Glider Pilots Association obtain information from archival files located in various institutions. We also receive information from veterans, family and friends. Many of these files are not complete or the information has not yet been added. If you have information on Mr. OLIVER please contact us and we will make sure that the photos, papers, stories, etc. are put into Mr. OLIVER’s bio-file at the Silent Wings Museum. Also, contact us if you need further information regarding Mr. OLIVER. It is with help from friends, family and fellow researchers that allows us to preserve the WWII history of this veteran.

Thank you,

Leon B Spencer Research Team
National WWII Glider Pilot Association, Inc.
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HISTORY:

Recipient of Purple Heart
Recipient of Bronze Star Medal

NORMANDY
HISTORY
SEVENTY THIRD TROOP CARRIER SQUADRON
June 1944

4. Casualties
B. Wounded and Injured in Combat.
*Oliver, Dale E, F/O T120554, Galveston, Badly sprained ankel

* returned to duty 27 June 1944
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Dale OLIVER

MOS 1026 Glider Pilot

Date of Birth: Dec 14, 1922
Date of Death: Oct 2, 2003
Last Known Hometown: N. Hollywood, CA


The Army Air Force
Advanced Glider School
TRAINING: Dalhart Army Airfield, Dalhart, TX
Graduation date: Dec 20, 1942
Class: 42 26
Rank: FO
ASN: T120554
WWII INFORMATION:

Unit/s: 73rd Troop Carrier Squadron (CN)
434th Troop Carrier Group


76th Troop Carrier Squadron (CW)
435th Troop Carrier Group


Mission/s:

Normandy


Galveston—
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Holland


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Rhine Crossing


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