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A C-47 Skytrain (CJ-A, serial number 42-24022) of the 71st Troop Carrier Squadron, 434th Troop Carrier Group is loaded with blood to be delivered to France. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'SC 276702. Believed Aldermaston, but could be Greenham.' Printed caption on reverse: 'Dava Still Media Depository, Bldg. 168, N.D.W., Washington, D.C., 20374. SDAN: SC 276702. Date: 06/12/44. Savrin: Service ID: ETO-SOS-44-599. Photographer: Holt. England...At a landing field in England, a critical cargo of whole blood, to be given to battle casualties, is loaded on a C-47 transport plane, France bound, U.S. Army. blb. Official U.S. Army Photo (Released).' On reverse: National Archives [Stamp], credit number 111-SC-276702.

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A C-47 Skytrain (CJ-A, serial number 42-24022) of the 71st Troop Carrier Squadron, 434th Troop Carrier Group is loaded with blood to be delivered to France. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'SC 276702. Believed Aldermaston, but could be Greenham.' Printed caption on reverse: 'Dava Still Media Depository, Bldg. 168, N.D.W., Washington, D.C., 20374. SDAN: SC 276702. Date: 06/12/44. Savrin: Service ID: ETO-SOS-44-599. Photographer: Holt. England...At a landing field in England, a critical cargo of whole blood
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron

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Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:42:01
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Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection