Troops from the 82nd Airborne Division board a C-47 in the early morning hours of June 6, 1944. Before dawn they will jump into Normandy to capture targets west of the amphibious landing zones to spearhead the D-Day Invasion.
National Warplane Museum
United States Army Air Forces
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
N345AB / 330652/W7-R/37 "Whiskey 7"
316th Troop Carrier Group, 52nd Troop Carrier Wing, IX Troop Carrier Command, 9th Air Force, Cottesmore, England, June 1944
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