Gooney-Bird / Dakota C-47s
Like Aircraft 42-92841
Played A Significant Role
Pilots-Eye View of the cockpit controls in a C47 aircraft show how spartan the
instrumentation was in those days.
Turf Sport Special reads the nose art on Tail Nr 42-92841. This
restored aircraft appears as she looked on D-Day, complete with the famed
"invasion stripes" employed to distinguish Allied aircraft that flew men and
supplies into Normandy. See manifest for
for the Turf Sport Special. After a complete restoration, she now is on
display as a featured museum piece.
U.S. Transports In Invasion Exercises
C47 Tail Nr 42-68840 tows a Horsa glider, both played a role in the invasion.
Troop Carrier Pilots pose with Leon in front of the Turf Sport Special
Significant Signatures earlier visits by George Shenkle memorialized with their handwriting
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