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42-32877

C-47 Skytrain

42-32877 take part in all major missions during WW2. Husky one and two in Sicily. Giant one and Two in Italy. Mission Boston on D-day, and mission Freeport D-day +1. And finally Market Garden.
After war sold to Sweden as a passenger plane. Than to sold Swedish Air Force 1949, and used for ESM (signal intelligence) over Baltic Sea, and get the namn Munin.
From may 2009 as a Museum in Karlsborg, Sweden at the Parachute Ranger School, equipped as a Swedish jumping plane in the 1960s

https://www.dc-3.se/karlsborg/

Service

Missions

  • IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order 1

    6 June 1944
    IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order No 1 was originally issued on 31 May 1944, before being amended on 4 June 1944. It determined the role that 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command would play in the assault phase of Operation Neptune- the Normandy...

Places

  • Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2019 18:29:45 Lars K Changes to description
Sources

member of Swedish Parachute Ranger school club

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2019 18:04:25 Lars K Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.dc-3.se/karlsborg/

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