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112 items in this album on 6 pages.

Chinese troops in the interior of a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, southern China or Burma, circa 1944-1945Hangar 3 at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico with a B-29 Superfortress, a C-47 Skytrain, B-25 Mitchell, and L-4 Grasshopper, 1945.
Chinese troops in the interior of a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, southern China or Burma, circa 1944-1945Hangar 3 at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico with a B-29 Superfortress, a C-47 Skytrain, B-25 Mitchell, and L-4 Grasshopper, 1945.
Loading equipment onto a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)Ramp at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico with a B-29 Superfortress, C-47 Skytrains, B-25 Mitchell, and P-38 Lightning, 1945.
Loading equipment onto a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)Ramp at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico with a B-29 Superfortress, C-47 Skytrains, B-25 Mitchell, and P-38 Lightning, 1945.
US Army personnel with C-47 aircraft, Italy, 1945US Army soldier standing next to a C-47 Skytrain wreck, near Bastogne, Belgium, circa early 1945
US Army personnel with C-47 aircraft, Italy, 1945US Army soldier standing next to a C-47 Skytrain wreck, near Bastogne, Belgium, circa early 1945
RA-24B-15-DT Banshee aircraft (serial number 42-54736) preparing for take off on Morotai in the Moluccas, 1 Jan 1945; note C-47 Skytrain and hulk of C-45 Expeditor fuselageC-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division dropping supplies to troops of US 4th Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945
RA-24B-15-DT Banshee aircraft (serial number 42-54736) preparing for take off on Morotai in the Moluccas, 1 Jan 1945; note C-47 Skytrain and hulk of C-45 Expeditor fuselageC-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division dropping supplies to troops of US 4th Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945
Aviation Metalsmith J. J. Lombardo showing WAVES personnel how to tie down cargo, Naval Air Transport Service School, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, 17 Feb 1945A Douglas R4D (C-47) transport plane (center) loading wounded Marines on Iwo Jima
Aviation Metalsmith J. J. Lombardo showing WAVES personnel how to tie down cargo, Naval Air Transport Service School, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, 17 Feb 1945A Douglas R4D (C-47) transport plane (center) loading wounded Marines on Iwo Jima's South Field bound for a Navy hospital on Guam, Mar 1945. Note Mount Suribachi to the left.
C-47 or R4D aircraft delivering mail to US Marines in southern Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft releasing hundreds of paratroopers and their supplies over the Rees-Wesel region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany during Operation Varsity, 24 Mar 1945
C-47 or R4D aircraft delivering mail to US Marines in southern Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft releasing hundreds of paratroopers and their supplies over the Rees-Wesel region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany during Operation Varsity, 24 Mar 1945
CG-4A gliders and C-47 Skytrain tow planes lined up on a French airfield in preparation for Operation Varsity, 24 Mar 1945.C-47 aircraft at Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)
CG-4A gliders and C-47 Skytrain tow planes lined up on a French airfield in preparation for Operation Varsity, 24 Mar 1945.C-47 aircraft at Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)
C-47 aircraft taking off at Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)Loading cargo onto a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)
C-47 aircraft taking off at Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)Loading cargo onto a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945; photo taken by personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)
Member of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) George Beal entering a C-47 aircraft bound for China, Lashio Airport, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945Personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) boarding a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945
Member of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) George Beal entering a C-47 aircraft bound for China, Lashio Airport, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945Personnel of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) boarding a C-47 aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945
B-17G Fortress of the 401st Bomb Group based at Deenethorpe, England on the ramp at Poltava, Ukraine alongside a B-24 Liberator and a C-47 Skytrain, 11 Apr 1945. Poltava was used by US bombers during Operation Frantic.Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945
B-17G Fortress of the 401st Bomb Group based at Deenethorpe, England on the ramp at Poltava, Ukraine alongside a B-24 Liberator and a C-47 Skytrain, 11 Apr 1945. Poltava was used by US bombers during Operation Frantic.Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945

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