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The Plane That Led D-Day

  • 2019
  • Season 1
  • 3 episodes
  • Documentary and factual
  • History

Summary

Found in a scrapyard in 2015, the C-47 aircraft that led the D-Day landings was reconstructed for a transatlantic mission to honour the fallen. This is its incredible story.

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Episode 2: The Plane That Led D-Day

Summary

The story of the C-47 aircraft that took off from England to drop Allied fighting men into Normandy. After its rediscovery in 2015, it was restored for a transatlantic mission. However, engine problems threaten the endeavour, and emotions ran high as residents from Greenham Common - where the plane took off from the UK - recalled seeing it in its glory

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