Captured Japanese Navy Type 0 Transport (Showa L2D) with Chinese markings at an airfield in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, 1949

Caption   Captured Japanese Navy Type 0 Transport (Showa L2D) with Chinese markings at an airfield in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, 1949 ww2dbase
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Photos at Same Place Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 17 Mar 2015



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
14 May 2016 06:22:04 PM

STRANGE BEDFELLOWS:

At the end of WWII in the Pacific many surviving Japanese aircraft were operated by a number of
new air arms. The C-47 and the Japanese built Showa L2D (Tabby) flew with the Chinese Nationalist and Chinese Communist air forces.

Did you know a few Japanese L2D's were also captured and operated by the USAAF they were passed on or later scrapped.
After WWII many allied nations as well as other countries, continued to operate the C-47 decades after the war.

GI REMEMBERS: LEFT MY HEART IN PLEIKU CITY

I remember seeing Air America C-47's in Vietnam
as well as DC-3 /C-47 of Air Vietnam flying out of Pleiku in the Central Highlands...

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