C47 – DC-3 Society

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September 30, 2021

D-Day Squadron Advances Support of Young Historians Program with Warbird Digest Collaboration

Oxford, Connecticut – October 1, 2021 – With a focus on documenting the untold stories of combat war veterans from across many conflicts in our world […]
September 21, 2021

Historic Douglas C-47 “Placid Lassie,” WWII Combat Veteran of D-Day and Market Garden, to offer cockpit tours at Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show

The Military Aviation Museum welcomes this historic aircraft to their air show, October 2nd & 3rd 2021 Oxford, Connecticut – September 21, 2021– We are pleased […]
July 21, 2021

Happy 99 Years Young – David Hamilton

99 Years Young, David Hamilton, Celebrates Birthday Dropping Paratroopers By Lyndse Costabile – executive director, D-Day Squadron, Contributing writer, Gary Daniels, photographer Photo Credit: Gary Daniels […]
July 20, 2021

The History of Placid Lassie, WWII Combat Veteran

The History of Placid Lassie, WWII Combat Veteran By Ben Smith – Placid Lassie pilot, board member, Tunison Foundation Photo Credit: Tunison Foundation 42-24064 was built […]
July 20, 2021

C-54 “Save the Skymaster Project”

C-54 “Save the Skymaster Project” By Henry Simpson – Young Historians Photo Credit: Henry Simpson C-54D Skymaster,  56498, was built in the Douglas Chicago plant in 1944 […]
July 20, 2021

D-Day Squadron with Sound Off Films Presents Documentary Film at EAA AirVenture, Coupled with Multiple Warbird Flying Performances

D-Day Squadron with Sound Off Films Presents Documentary Film at EAA AirVenture, Coupled with Multiple Warbird Flying Performances Oxford, Connecticut – July 20, 2021 – Two years […]
June 21, 2021

Official First Honorary Members of the DC-3 Society

Celebrating D-Day History, Honoring Living D-Day Veterans with Membership to the DC-3 Society By Lyndse Costabile, D-Day Squadron, executive director Photo Credit: Lyndse Costabile, D-Day Squadron […]
June 21, 2021

Preserving History – the 100th Anniversary of RAAF

Preserving History – the 100th Anniversary of RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) By Henry Simpson – Young Historians Photo Credit: RAAF, Henry Simpson  2021 Marks the […]
June 21, 2021

The Only Reading, Massachusetts Man to Fall on D-Day

Honoring The Only Reading, Massachusetts Man to Fall on D-Day last Paratroopers By Autumn Hendrickson – Young Historians Photo Credit: National Archives USA  The small town […]