Sunday, September 22, 2013

Douglas C-47 Skytrains

Two USAAF C-47A Skytrains (based on the Douglas DC-3) from the 12th Troop Carrier Wing, loaded with paratroopers on their way for the invasion of southern France (Operation Dragoon) August 15, 1944.

The aircraft in the back is a Douglas C-47A-65-DL (s/n 42-100550), the other is a C-47A-90-DL (s/n 43-15661). 020930-O-9999G-009.JPG Tags History, Airpower, 1940's (U.S. Air Force photo) is provided as a public service by the Office of the Secretary of Air Force (Public Affairs). Information presented on is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

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Douglas C-47 Skytrains

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