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C-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
C-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 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 1944
USAAF Transport Command C-47 Skytrain aircraft towing Waco CG-4A gliders, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944.RAF air crew and WAAF nursing orderlies loading a wounded serviceman onto a Dakota Mark III aircraft of No. 233 Squadron RAF at B-2 Bazenville Advanced Landing Ground, Basse-Normandie, France, mid-Jun 1944
USAAF Transport Command C-47 Skytrain aircraft towing Waco CG-4A gliders, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944.RAF air crew and WAAF nursing orderlies loading a wounded serviceman onto a Dakota Mark III aircraft of No. 233 Squadron RAF at B-2 Bazenville Advanced Landing Ground, Basse-Normandie, France, mid-Jun 1944
The first WAAF orderlies Leading Aircraftwoman Myra Roberts, Corporal Lydia Alford, and Leading Aircraftwoman Edna Birbeck selected to fly on air ambulance duties to France posing before a Dakota Mk III of No. 233 Squadron RAF at B-2 Bazenville Advanced Landing Ground, Normandie, France, mid-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
The first WAAF orderlies Leading Aircraftwoman Myra Roberts, Corporal Lydia Alford, and Leading Aircraftwoman Edna Birbeck selected to fly on air ambulance duties to France posing before a Dakota Mk III of No. 233 Squadron RAF at B-2 Bazenville Advanced Landing Ground, Normandie, France, mid-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
B-24J Liberator bombers, C-47 Skytrain transports, and B-29 Superfortress bombers at Kagman Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 1944Photographers and journalists T/Sgt Dave Richardson, Capt Clancy Topp, T/Sgt. Warren Boecklen, Sgt Dave Quaid, William Safran, Pvt Joseph Raczkowski, Pvt Daniel Novak, and Tillman Durdin, Myitkyina, Burma, Jul 1944
B-24J Liberator bombers, C-47 Skytrain transports, and B-29 Superfortress bombers at Kagman Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 1944Photographers and journalists T/Sgt Dave Richardson, Capt Clancy Topp, T/Sgt. Warren Boecklen, Sgt Dave Quaid, William Safran, Pvt Joseph Raczkowski, Pvt Daniel Novak, and Tillman Durdin, Myitkyina, Burma, Jul 1944
C-47 Skytrains of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron loaded with paratroopers on their way for the invasion of southern France, Aug 15 1944General Joseph Stilwell boarding a transport aircraft at the airport in New Delhi, India for Chongqing, China, Sep 1944
C-47 Skytrains of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron loaded with paratroopers on their way for the invasion of southern France, Aug 15 1944General Joseph Stilwell boarding a transport aircraft at the airport in New Delhi, India for Chongqing, China, Sep 1944
C-47 Skytrains of the 439th Troop Carrier Group preparing to transport the 82nd Airborne to Nijmegen for Operation Market Garden, Juvincourt, France, Sep 8-17 1944American C-47 aircraft flying over Gheel in Belgium on their way to the Netherlands for Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944
C-47 Skytrains of the 439th Troop Carrier Group preparing to transport the 82nd Airborne to Nijmegen for Operation Market Garden, Juvincourt, France, Sep 8-17 1944American C-47 aircraft flying over Gheel in Belgium on their way to the Netherlands for Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944
An American C-47 aircraft, hit by flak returning from the Market-Garden drop, burning after crash-landing into a knocked-out German Jagdpanther near Gheel, Belgium, 17 Sep 1944British troops of the 1st Airborne Division aboard C-47 transport aircraft for Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944
An American C-47 aircraft, hit by flak returning from the Market-Garden drop, burning after crash-landing into a knocked-out German Jagdpanther near Gheel, Belgium, 17 Sep 1944British troops of the 1st Airborne Division aboard C-47 transport aircraft for Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944
British troops of the 1st Airborne Division boarding their aircraft for Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944C-47 Dakota aircraft dropping troops of UK 1st Airborne Division over Oosterbeek near Arnhem, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944
British troops of the 1st Airborne Division boarding their aircraft for Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944C-47 Dakota aircraft dropping troops of UK 1st Airborne Division over Oosterbeek near Arnhem, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944
C-47 Dakota aircraft taking off, towing a CG-4A glider, Britain, 17 Sep 1944C-47 Skytrains towing Waco CG-4 gliders over Bergeijk, Holland en route the Operation Market Garden landings near Eindhoven, 17 Sep 1944.
C-47 Dakota aircraft taking off, towing a CG-4A glider, Britain, 17 Sep 1944C-47 Skytrains towing Waco CG-4 gliders over Bergeijk, Holland en route the Operation Market Garden landings near Eindhoven, 17 Sep 1944.

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