Aviation Photo #0081981 Douglas VC-54C Skymaster (DC-4) - USA - Air Force

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"Sacred Cow", at the United States Air Force Museum. America's first official Presidential aircraft, used by Franklin D. Roosevelt. '42-72252' is fake and was painted on the aircraft for the President's visit to Yalta in 1945 to "confuse the enemy". It is really 42-107451. In the museum the aircraft is now painted again as '42-72252' to commemorate the flight to Yalta. The real 42-72252 (also a C-54) was lost in the Pacific in 1945.
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    USA - Air Force
    Douglas VC-54C Skymaster (DC-4)
    Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
    Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
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    42-72252
    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
    Ohio
    USA
    May 6, 2000
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