Aviation Photo #2517007 Douglas C-47D Skytrain (DC-3) - USA - Air Force

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This is in fact 43-49507, the last C-47 in routine USAF service and arrived at the National Museum of the USAF for display in 1975. It is painted to represent the C-47A flown by 2nd Lt. Gerald 'Bud' C. Berry of the 91st Troop Carrier Squadron, 439th Troop Carrier Group, to recover gliders used in the D-Day invasion. On 22nd March 1945, Lt. Berry used that aircraft to recover a glider filled with wounded soldiers at Remagen, Germany.
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    Alastair T. Gardiner
    USA - Air Force
    Douglas C-47D Skytrain (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
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    43-15213
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    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
    Ohio
    USA
    August 18, 2013
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