February 2018
C-47 lineup
Oxford, Conn. – February 5, 2018  The Tunison Foundation, a non-profit organization that owns and operates World War II era aircraft, today announced the launch of the D-Day Squadron to honor the citizen soldiers who helped liberate Europe and end the War. They will lead a contingent of American C-47 aircraft in a trans-Atlantic trek...
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By Jil Launay Gordon K. Smith was my father… Gordon K. Smith joined the United States Army in 1938. As a 2nd Lieutenant, he was sent to Fort Benning, GA and assigned to the 501st Parachute Battalion Company C on December 13,1940. His first jump was on January 17,1941. After tours in Alaska and Panama,...
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