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Douglas C-47

 
 
Douglas C-47 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. Douglas C-47 Marker
Inscription.  Known as the “Skytrain”, the C-47 was the workhorse of the Army Air Corps transport units. Carried 82D troopers into battle at Sicily, Salerno, Normandy, and Holland.
 
Erected by 82nd Airborne Division Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 7.819′ N, 79° 1.334′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Ardennes Street just south of Falcon Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker and airplane are on display about 100 feet NE of the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7242 Ardennes St, Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairchild C-123-K (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Curtis C-46 "Commando"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 328th Infantry Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); C-7 "Caribou" (within shouting distance of this marker); 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); 15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Douglas C-47 and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. Douglas C-47 and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 712 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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