C47 at Merville Gun Battery

C47 at Merville Gun Battery


Merville, France (FR)
C-47 Skytrain/Dakota 315073. The plane actually took part in Operation Market Garden, as immortalised in the film A Bridge Too Far. After the war, the plane was sold to a Czechoslovakian airline and refitted as a civilian Douglas DC-3. The plane was found in Sarajevo, Bosnia and returned to Normandy recently. (http://www.the-snafu-special.com/index.php)

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/23847708

http://www.1940.co.uk/history/article/merville/merville.htm
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