Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945

Caption     Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945 ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
Identification Code   1996.488.159.035
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Photos on Same Day 3 May 1945
Photos at Same Place Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines
Added By C. Peter Chen

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
30 Jun 2015 09:32:48 PM


The Japanese built the Douglas DC-3 under license in Japan before WWII. Built by Showa and Nakajima Aircraft. No L2D2's survived in
Japan after surrender the survivors were later scrapped by US Forces at the end of WWII.

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