THE BIG LIFT

They did it! From across the Atlantic came no fewer than 15 Douglas DC-3/C-47 variants, to join much of Europe’s ‘Dak’ crop in the most memorable D-Day and Berlin Airlift commemorations seen for many years. From Duxford to Germany and back, we joined members of the D-Day Squadron to participate in these unique events — and to fi nd out more about the incredible stories behind the aeroplanes

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