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One C-47 Skytrain tow plane on the taxiway at a glider training airstrip in Texas and one CG-4A glider on the ramp, 1943.British and American servicemen loading wounded soldiers onto a C-47 Skytrain transport at Agrigento, Sicily for transportation to hospitals in Africa, 25 Jul 1943. Note litter Jeep and WC54 ambulances.US Air Transport Command C-47 Skytrain aircraft flying over the Giza Necropolis in Egypt, 1943C-47 Skytrain transports loaded with paratroopers bound for the raid on Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943 at the Port Moresby 7-Mile Aerodrome. Note General MacArthur and General Kenney standing at the lower left.
One C-47 Skytrain tow plane on the taxiway at a glider training airstrip in Texas and one CG-4A glider on the ramp, 1943.British and American servicemen loading wounded soldiers onto a C-47 Skytrain transport at Agrigento, Sicily for transportation to hospitals in Africa, 25 Jul 1943. Note litter Jeep and WC54 ambulances.US Air Transport Command C-47 Skytrain aircraft flying over the Giza Necropolis in Egypt, 1943C-47 Skytrain transports loaded with paratroopers bound for the raid on Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943 at the Port Moresby 7-Mile Aerodrome. Note General MacArthur and General Kenney standing at the lower left.
United States Army paratroopers dropped from C-47 Skytrains parachuting into Nazdab, New Guinea behind a smoke screen, 5 Sep 1943.Lieutenant General Millard Harmon, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Admiral William Halsey in New Caledonia, 14 Sep 1943Army Air Corps XC-47C experimental transport aircraft, Jamaica bay, New York, United States, 13 Nov 1943; note Edo Model 78 floatsC-46 Commando and C-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation at rest in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, date unknown
United States Army paratroopers dropped from C-47 Skytrains parachuting into Nazdab, New Guinea behind a smoke screen, 5 Sep 1943.Lieutenant General Millard Harmon, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Admiral William Halsey in New Caledonia, 14 Sep 1943Army Air Corps XC-47C experimental transport aircraft, Jamaica bay, New York, United States, 13 Nov 1943; note Edo Model 78 floatsC-46 Commando and C-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation at rest in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, date unknown
C-47 Skytrain aircraft in China, 1943-1945C-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation at rest in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, date unknownC-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation in flight, date unknownC-47 Skytrain aircraft towing two CG-4A gliders during a training exercise, date unknown
C-47 Skytrain aircraft in China, 1943-1945C-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation at rest in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, date unknownC-47 Skytrain aircraft of China National Aviation Corporation in flight, date unknownC-47 Skytrain aircraft towing two CG-4A gliders during a training exercise, date unknown
View from cockpit of a CG-4A glider as it was towed by a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, 194416 US Army African-American paratrooper trainees in a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, preparing to make 1 of the 5 qualifying jumps, Fort Benning, Georgia, United States, Mar 1944C-47 Skytrains and Horsa gliders from the 438th Troop Carrier Group lined up at Greenham Common, Newbury, Berkshire, England, prior to the D-Day invasion of France.US 101st Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a C-47 transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion, spring 1944
View from cockpit of a CG-4A glider as it was towed by a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, 194416 US Army African-American paratrooper trainees in a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, preparing to make 1 of the 5 qualifying jumps, Fort Benning, Georgia, United States, Mar 1944C-47 Skytrains and Horsa gliders from the 438th Troop Carrier Group lined up at Greenham Common, Newbury, Berkshire, England, prior to the D-Day invasion of France.US 101st Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a C-47 transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion, spring 1944
RAF C-47 Dakota aircraft towing Waco Hadrian gliders, 6 Jun 1944; note invasion stripes on all aircraftSkytrain transports flew over Utah Beach, 6 Jun 1944RAF C-47 Dakota aircraft turning away after releasing their Waco Hadrian gliders, Normandy, France, Jun 1944C-47 Skytrain aircraft recovering a CG-4A glider, Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944; note hooked tow line from C-47 getting ready to hook onto a net connected to glider
RAF C-47 Dakota aircraft towing Waco Hadrian gliders, 6 Jun 1944; note invasion stripes on all aircraftSkytrain transports flew over Utah Beach, 6 Jun 1944RAF C-47 Dakota aircraft turning away after releasing their Waco Hadrian gliders, Normandy, France, Jun 1944C-47 Skytrain aircraft recovering a CG-4A glider, Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944; note hooked tow line from C-47 getting ready to hook onto a net connected to glider

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