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C-47 Skytrains towing Waco CG-4 gliders over Bergeijk, Holland en route the Operation Market Garden landings near Eindhoven, 17 Sep 1944.Members of the 82nd Airborne Division having their gear checked by the jumpmaster for the last time before entering their C-47 Dakotas for the Market Garden operation at Cottesmore airfield, England, 17 Sep 1944
C-47 Skytrains towing Waco CG-4 gliders over Bergeijk, Holland en route the Operation Market Garden landings near Eindhoven, 17 Sep 1944.Members of the 82nd Airborne Division having their gear checked by the jumpmaster for the last time before entering their C-47 Dakotas for the Market Garden operation at Cottesmore airfield, England, 17 Sep 1944
C-47 Skytrains tow CG-4A Gliders to their landing areas on D+1 of Operation Market Garden, Sep 18 1944US Army Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe speaking to his glider pilots, England, United Kingdom, 18 Sep 1944; note C-47 Skytrain and CG-4A glider aircraft in background
C-47 Skytrains tow CG-4A Gliders to their landing areas on D+1 of Operation Market Garden, Sep 18 1944US Army Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe speaking to his glider pilots, England, United Kingdom, 18 Sep 1944; note C-47 Skytrain and CG-4A glider aircraft in background
C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 315th Troop Carrier Group dropping 41 sticks of 1st Polish Airborne Brigade into Grave, the Netherlands, 23 Sep 1944; note CG-4A gliders already on the ground. Photo 1 of 2.C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 315th Troop Carrier Group dropping 41 sticks of 1st Polish Airborne Brigade into Grave, the Netherlands, 23 Sep 1944; note CG-4A gliders already on the ground. Photo 2 of 2.
C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 315th Troop Carrier Group dropping 41 sticks of 1st Polish Airborne Brigade into Grave, the Netherlands, 23 Sep 1944; note CG-4A gliders already on the ground. Photo 1 of 2.C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 315th Troop Carrier Group dropping 41 sticks of 1st Polish Airborne Brigade into Grave, the Netherlands, 23 Sep 1944; note CG-4A gliders already on the ground. Photo 2 of 2.
F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-223 at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 1944. Note the R4D Skytrain with nose art, rare on Navy or Marine aircraft.Spare and surplus USAAF aircraft at Bari Airfield, Italy, Oct 1944.
F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-223 at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 1944. Note the R4D Skytrain with nose art, rare on Navy or Marine aircraft.Spare and surplus USAAF aircraft at Bari Airfield, Italy, Oct 1944.
Bernard Montgomery and King George VI in the Netherlands, 12 Oct 1944Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, commander of the 21st Army Group, and Air Vice Marshal Harry Broadhurst welcoming King George VI of the United Kingdom upon the king’s arrival in Holland, 12 Oct 1944.
Bernard Montgomery and King George VI in the Netherlands, 12 Oct 1944Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, commander of the 21st Army Group, and Air Vice Marshal Harry Broadhurst welcoming King George VI of the United Kingdom upon the king’s arrival in Holland, 12 Oct 1944.
WAVES personnel boarding a R4D-6 transport aircraft while en route to Naval Air Station, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 13 Nov 1944WAVES personnel traveling aboard a R4D-6 transport aircraft while en route to Naval Air Station, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 13 Nov 1944
WAVES personnel boarding a R4D-6 transport aircraft while en route to Naval Air Station, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 13 Nov 1944WAVES personnel traveling aboard a R4D-6 transport aircraft while en route to Naval Air Station, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 13 Nov 1944
Japanese paratroopers of Kaoru Airborne Raiding Detachment inside a L2D aircraft, 26 Nov 1944; person in aisle with glasses was identified as Lieutenant Takashi KakuThe airstrip at Angaur, Palau Islands Dec 9 1944 with B-24Js of the 22nd Bomb Group on the near side and B-24s of the 494th Bomb Group on the far side; plus one C-47A Skytrain supply aircraft.
Japanese paratroopers of Kaoru Airborne Raiding Detachment inside a L2D aircraft, 26 Nov 1944; person in aisle with glasses was identified as Lieutenant Takashi KakuThe airstrip at Angaur, Palau Islands Dec 9 1944 with B-24Js of the 22nd Bomb Group on the near side and B-24s of the 494th Bomb Group on the far side; plus one C-47A Skytrain supply aircraft.
Troops of US 101st Airborne Division watching C-47 Skytrain aircraft delivering supplies to their unit, Bastogne, Belgium, 26 Dec 1944A patient being passed between C-47 Skytrain aircraft and Dodge WC54 ambulance, 1944-1945
Troops of US 101st Airborne Division watching C-47 Skytrain aircraft delivering supplies to their unit, Bastogne, Belgium, 26 Dec 1944A patient being passed between C-47 Skytrain aircraft and Dodge WC54 ambulance, 1944-1945
American aircraft at rest at a Chinese airfield, circa 1945Avro York of No. 511 Squadron RAF being towed to its dispersal at RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, 1944-1945. Note additional York in the background on the right and a Dakota on the left.
American aircraft at rest at a Chinese airfield, circa 1945Avro York of No. 511 Squadron RAF being towed to its dispersal at RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, 1944-1945. Note additional York in the background on the right and a Dakota on the left.
C-47 Skytrain in flight, date unknownC-47 Skytrain with hook lowered preparing to snatch CG-4 glider as the Control Team stands by in a GPW/MB Jeep, date unknown
C-47 Skytrain in flight, date unknownC-47 Skytrain with hook lowered preparing to snatch CG-4 glider as the Control Team stands by in a GPW/MB Jeep, date unknown

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