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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Paratroopers with a C-47 Skytrain of the 442nd Troop Carrier Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Paratroopers before Holland mission. Fulbeck, England, Sept 1944. Ready for takeoff at runway.'



  • Fulbeck

    Military site : airfield
    A Relief Landing Ground for RAF College Cranwell in 1940-42, Fulbeck was developed as RAF Fulbeck bomber station in 1942-43. Operated first by the RAF then the Troop Carrier Groups of the Ninth Air Force in the build up to and exectution of the...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:53 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection