USAAF Transport Command C-47 Skytrain aircraft towing Waco CG-4A gliders, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944.

Caption   USAAF Transport Command C-47 Skytrain aircraft towing Waco CG-4A gliders, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseRoyal Air Force
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C-47 Skytrain   Main article  Photos  
CG-4A   Main article  Photos  
Normandy Campaign, Phase 1   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 7 Jun 1944
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 25 Dec 2008

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
9 Dec 2014 02:05:23 PM

Does anyone know about the downed plane in the lower righthand corner? Looks like it could possibly be a Dakota aircraft that crashed between those trees... not sure though
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
10 Dec 2014 11:13:22 AM

To Anonymous of 9 Dec 2014:
The crashed plane in the lower right is what is left of a CG-4A glider.
3. S. Wright says:
26 Mar 2021 03:37:25 PM

Since the Glider Pilot Regiment didn't use the CG-4A in Normandy these can't be RAF Dakotas.

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