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2019 D-Day Wing In the News Listing

Here is a collection of the news stories about the CAF D-Day Wing, and the aircraft/aircrews of C-53 D-Day Doll *and C-47 *That's All, Brother. If there are any stories not listed here that should be, please forward a link to news@cafhq.org.


National & International News

United States - CNN - 96 Year Old Pilot Reminisces on D-Day Anniversary

United States – Gear Patrol - The Limited Edition Watch Was Made in Honor of a 98-Year-Old WWII Pilot

United States – F3 News - This plane flew on D-Day. Now it's back in the air

United States – ABC News - D-Day pilot flies back to Normandy in same type of plane he flew 75 years ago

United States- Business Insider – World War II C-47 Saved From Boneyard to join in D-Day

United States – Popular Mechanics- The Return of That’s All Brother

United States – CNN -The Plane Flew on D-Day. Now it’s back in the air

United States – Yahoo News - The Return of That’s All Brother

United States – Yahoo News - My first mission was Normandy’: World War II pilots recall role in history

United States – Christian Science Monitor - ‘My first mission was Normandy’: World War II pilots recall role in history (video)

United States - Flying Magazine - D-Day Squadron Marks Milestone Atlantic Crossing

United States - Washington Post - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

United States - AOPA - Retracing the Route to Freedom

United States - CBS News - D-Day Veterans of the Air

United States - Att.net - Air Force Museum Puts Visitors in Virtual Parachutes

United States - MSN.Com – A World War II Veteran Returns to the Air

United States -Journal Sentinel (USA Network) Leading the D-Day 75th Anniversary Flyover is a rare Plane Saved From an Oshkosh Boneyard

United States -CBS News – A World War II era Veteran Returns to the Air

United States - AP News – 75 Years Later, French Histopad Offers New View of D-Day

United States - The New York Times - 75 Years After D-Day, Planes Fly Off for 'Never Seen Before'...

United States -Free Republic – Here Are All the C-47s Flying to Normandy for D-Day 2019

United States – Antique Trader – National Postcards Week

United States – NPR -'Ready! Go!': I Jumped Out Of A Vintage WWII Plane For D-Day

Realscreen – History Sets UK Premiere for the Plane that led DDay

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UK - The Daily Mail – The Dakotas fly again: Thirty vintage planes from nine countries including US, Finland and Hungary reunite in the skies over England to commemorate D-Day troop drop

UK – Rutland & Stamford Mercury - D-Day events in Rutland and Stamford include a screening of The Longest Day and laying of wreaths

UK – The Sun - ON A WING AND A PRAYER - Dakotas that carried the first heroes of D-Day to fly again for momentous 75th anniversary celebrations

UK – Rutland & Stamford Mercury - Veteran US Pilot, 96, makes emotional return to former airfield at Twyford Wood

UK – Grantham Journal - Veteran US Pilot, 96, makes emotional return to former airfield near Colsterworth

UK – Express D-Day Flypast Route: Where to stay and watch D-Day 75th Anniversary Flypast

UK – Essex Live – D-Day 75: The list of Planes you’ll see in the D-Day 75 Flypast

UK - This Historic World War Two Plane Has Just Landed in Coventry

UK - Express - D-Day Flypast 34 Aircraft Confirmed to fly over Essex Including Three British Planes

UK – Kent Live – The D-Day 75 Flypast planes that will take to the sly over Kent and Sussex

UK – Coventry Live Rare WWII Plane is Returning to Coventry

UK - Voices News - Squadron Commemorates 75th Anniversary of D-Day

UK- Scottish Daily Record – D-Day Landings Aircraft Make Historic Visit to Prestwick Airport

UK – The Sun - NO RESPECT Fury as airfield used in D-Day is sprayed with swastikas days after 75th anniversary with locals fuming ‘they wouldn’t give their lives for their country’

UK – Rutland & Stamford Mercury - D-Day events in Rutland and Stamford include a screening of The Longest Day and laying of wreaths

Toshiba - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Australia - Australia Flying - Flightpath Magazine

Iceland Iceland Monitor - Fifteen DC-3/C-47 Coming to Reykjavik

WatchPro - Texan Watch Business Tockr Gives Limited Edition D-Day Watch to a WWII Veteran

Daily Mail.com - Our Last Chance to Honor the Members of the Greatest Generation- Vintage War Planes that Dropped...

itv.com - WW2 D-Day Plane Heading to France...

Byron Bulletin - Histopad Opens New Window onto D-Day Normandy Landings 75 Years on

Aleteia - Vintage Planes Fly From US to Join D-Day 75th Anniversary in Normandy


Aviation News

Warbirds News – D-Day Plus 75 Years

AOPA- Reflections From Normandy

General Aviation News - World War II pilot returns to British airfield as part of D-Day commemorations

AV Geekery – Massive WWII Aircraft Fleet to Retrace Historic D-Day Route

Skies Magazine - Dakotas set to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of D-Day Over Normandy

Warbird Digest - D-Day Squadron Update Day 5

World War Wings – Here Are All The C-47s Flying to Normandy for D-Day 2019

Modern Diplomacy - Tockr D-Day Watches Inspire Emotional...

Watchtime - C-47 Watches Built With Salvage Material...

AOPA - Reliving History

AOPA - Reverence During Flight On D-Day Aircraft...

AOPA – That’s All. Brother Leads the Pack Once Again

AOPA – Retracing Route to Freedom

AOPA - Retracing the Route to Freedom - D-Day Squadron Crosses Atlantic

Warbirds News - US Air Force Museum D-Day Anniversary Plans

Warbirds News – Paratroopers to Perform WWII Combat Jump at the National Museum of the U.S. Airforce

Warbirds News - Joint Andrews AFB Air Expo Report

Warbirds News - D-Day Squadron On the Way To Europe

Aviation Pros - Historic Aircraft to honor D-Day Veteran With Flight...

Aviation Pros- Iowa Man Pilots Historic C-47 in 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Aviation International Online - D-Day Vets Return to Normandy for 75th Anniversary

AIN Online - D-Day Squadron Flies At Sun N Fun...

AV Web Online - That's All Brother At Sun N Fun...

AV Web - D-Day Squadron Finalizes Plans...

AvGeekery - American WWII Squadron Nears Europe...

AvGeekery - Dixie Wing WWII Heritage Days Commemorates D-Day...

AvGeekery - WWII Heritage Days Showcases D-Day C-47s & Army Golden Knights

General Aviation News - Paratrooper Combat Jump Part of D-Day Anniversary Commemorations

General Aviation News - Historic Aircraft Flies 2,000 Miles...

General Aviation News - Dayton Trip Honors WWII Veteran....

General Aviation News - Video Flying That's All, Brother

General Aviation News – Picture of the Day – That’s All, Brother

General Aviation News - That's All, Brother: A Veteran For the Ages

Air & Space Magazine – Return to Normandy

Air and Space Magazine – That’s All, Brother A last-minute Reprieve for a D-Day Veteran

The Aviationist - Watch the C-47 that Took Part In D-Day Return to Normandy to Fly with U.S Air Force C-130 on 75th Anniversary


Military News

American Military News – On 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Remembering the Army’s First Jumping Chaplain

The Day – On 75th Anniversary of D-Day, remembering the Army’s First Jumping Chaplain

American Military News - On 75th anniversary of D-Day, remembering the Army’s first jumping chaplain

US Air Force Base News - Air Force Museum Plans D-Day Anniversary Event...

Military.com - That's All Brother on Sumpter Smith Flight Line

Military.com - WWII Aircraft Prepare to Retrace D-Day Flight

Stars And Stripes - WWII Aircraft Prepare to Retrace D-Day Flight...

Dover Air Force Base - Define Your Dover Experience

Air Force Times – Histopad Offers New View of D-Day at National Museum of the Air Force

Forces Network - That's All Brother Spearhead of US D-Day Invasion Rescued From Scrapyard

Military Times - WWII Plane Rescued From Boneyard to Join D-Day Anniversary


Regional/Local News

ALABAMA

Alabama - AL.com - D-Day at 75: Last Big Gathering...

Birmingham, AL - The News Courier - Historic D-Day Plan to Land in Birmingham...

Birmingham, AL - CBS42 - Southern Museum of Flight Commemorates 75th Anniversary...

Birmingham, AL - 6WBRB - That's All Brother Stops at Southern Flight Museum...

Birmingham, AL - 6 WBRC - That's All Brother Stops in Birmingham...

Birmingham, AL - 6 WBRC - Video That's All Brother in Birmingham...

Birmingham, AL - WAFF - Veteran Flies on That's All Brother...

Birmingham, AL - WSFA12 - That's All Brother Comes to Birmingham...

Birmingham, AL - WVTM 13 NBC - WWII Plane Rescued From Boneyard to Join D-Day Anniversary

Birmingham, AL - Birmingham Business Journal - Southern Museum of Flight Brings That's All Brother...

Tuscaloosa, AL - Tuscaloosa News - Leading WWII Plane from D-Day to join in 75th Anniversary

ARIZONA

Prescott, AZ – The Daily Courier – Prescott World War II Pilot Feted at D-Day

Tucson, AZ - KVOA Tucson - D-Day Doll Lands in Southern Arizona

Tucson, AZ - Tucson Weekly - D-Day Doll Visits Tucson on Commemorative Tour

Tucson, AZ - Tucson Local Media - D-Day Doll Visits Tucson

Tucson, AZ - Tucson.com - Retired Tucson Police Officer to Parachute in France

Prescott, AZ – Prescott Daily Courier – D-Day WWII Plane to Join in the 75th Anniversary

Prescott, AZ – Prescott Enews – US Veteran from Prescott Returns to British WWII Airbase

Prescott, AZ – The Daily Courier - Jackson: Special guest will highlight this year’s ‘Wings Out West’ show

ARKANSAS

Russellville, AR - The Courier - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

CALIFORNIA

Chico, CA – Action News Now - This plane flew on D-Day. Now it's back in the air

Fallbrook, CA - Valley News - Plane to be Flown From Riverside to France for D-Day Remembrance Riverside, CA – The Sun – Inland Aviation Buffs Restore D-Day Plane Just in Time

Riverside, CA – The Press Enterprise – Inland Aviation Buffs Restore D-Day Plane Just in Time

Fairfield-Suisun City, CA – Daily Republic - Clear Lake Resident Piloting C-47 into Normandy on D-Day

Paso Robles, CA – Paso Robles Daily News Betsy’s Biscuit Bomber welcomed home from two month world tour

CONNECTICUT

Cheshire, CT – The Cheshire Herald - Jalowiec Follows In Footsteps Of Heroes

New London, CT – The Day - The parachuting Chaplain

Oxford, CT Hartford Courant - From Connecticut to Normandy...

New London, CT - Rendezvous with history: WWII Planes Flying to Normandy

Hartford, CT - Hartford Courant - From Connecticut to Normandy, Vintage...

North Haven, CT - My Record Journal - Cheshire Judge Jumping Out of C-47 at D-Day Reenactment...

New Haven, CT – New Haven Register - Paratroopers Will Drop From D-Day Vintage Plane in Ohio

DELAWARE

Dover, DE - Delaware State News - Dover Air Force Base Announces D-Day Event...

Dover, DE - Dover Post - Flyover at Aviation Museum...

Dover, DE - Dover Post - AMC Museum Set to Commemorate D-Day...

Dover, DE - Cape Gazette - Dover Museum to Host D-Day...

Dover, DE - Delaware State News - AMC Museum to Commemorate D-Day

FLORIDA

West Palm Beach, FL – 12 News CBS - Army vet from Jupiter parachutes into Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

Tampa, FL - News Chief Tampa - That's All Brother Pilot discusses Plans to Retrace...

Miami, FL - Miami Herald - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Daytona Beach, FL – The Daytona Beach News Journal - Waltz takes part in ‘deeply moving’ airborne jump over Normandy

GEORGIA

Atlanta, GA - Fox 5 Atlanta - 75th Anniversary of D-Day commemorated at WWII Weekend Event

Augusta, GA – News Channel 6 ABC – Out there somewhere, war room, a mini WWII Museum

HAWAII

Hawaii - Hawaii Tribune Herald - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

IDAHO

Pocatello, ID – NBC KPVI.com – All in the Family: Enman’s Miss Montana Flies Again

ILLINOIS

Alton, IL – The Telegraph - Cheshire judge jumps out of WWII plane at D-Day reenactment

Carterville, IL – WSIL TV - Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours Taking Seven WWII Veterans to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorative Ceremonies

Springfield, IL – The State Journal Register – Grimaldi Jumps in 75th Anniversary

Bellville, IL - Bellville News Democrat – Remembering D-Day 75 Years Later

INDIANA

Fort Wayne, IN - Journal Gazette - D-Day Plane to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

IOWA

Des Moines, IA – KCCI CBS – Iowa Pilot takes WWII plane back to the beaches of Normandy

Clear Lake, IA – Clear Lake Mirror - Doug Rozendaal, Mason City businessman and Clear Lake resident, is marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in a unique way

Davenport, IA - Quad City Times - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Marshalltown, IA - Times Republican - 1976 West Marshall grad to participate in Normandy’s D-Day reenactment

Mason City, IA - KIMT - Iowan To Fly WWII Plane From U.S. to Normandy

Mason City, IA - KIMT - North Iowa Man To Fly WWII Plane...

Newton, IA - Newton Daily News - Iowa Man Pilots Historic C-47 in 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Council Bluffs, IA – Audubon County Advocate Journal Remember, Honor, Serve on Normandie

KENTUCKY

Louisville, KY - Wave 3 News - Meet A Real Doll...

Louisville, KY – The Wave – WWII Vet Meets Fellow Former Soldier Who Saved His Life

Louisville, KY – CBS WLKY – WWII Vets Take Historic Flight Over Louisville in D-Day Plane

LOUISIANA

New Orleans, LA - New Orleans, The Advocate - That's All Brother visits New Orleans...

New Orleans, LA - Awe News - Community Heroes - Video That's All Brother at Lakefront...

The Ledger - That's All Brother Pilot Talks About Trip to Normandy...

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston, MA – News 7 Boston - Cheshire judge jumps out of WWII plane at D-Day reenactment

Milford, MA – The Milford Daily News - Milford resident re-enacts D-Day airborne invasion

MINNESOTA

Minnesota - Minnesota Public Radio - The Plane That Led D-Day...

MISSISSIPPI

Vicksburg, MS - The Vicksburg Post - Dan Fordice to help Pilot Historioc Plane Across the Atlantic

Vicksburg, MS - Magnolia State - Mississippi Man to Fly WWII Plane Across the Atlantic

MISSOURI

Joseph, MO - News Press Now - Weather Blocks Paratrooper Drop in Ohio

MONTANA

Missoula, MO – Missoula Current – Miss Montana: A WWII Era Veteran Returns to the Skies for D-Day’s 75th

NEBRASKA

Fairbury, NE – KWBE Kens Channel – D-Day Pilot Flies Back to Normandy in same type of plane he flew 75 Years Ago

Norfolk, NE – Norfolk Daily News - Norfolkan's plane, parachute featured in exhibit in France

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Conway, NH – The Conway Daily Sun – Wheels: Saving Historic Planes of D-Day

NEW MEXICO

Artesia, NM - Aresia Daily - WWII Plane Rescued from Boneyard

NEW YORK

Brooklyn, NY - South Brooklyn Network - D-Day Comes To Brooklyn

New York, NY - Spectrum News 1 - WWII Plane From D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Albany, NY – Times Sun Union - Castleton native shows off World War II plane at Albany International

NORTH CAROLINA

Waynesville, NC – The Mountaineer - Callie Pruett to jump in D-Day commemoration in France

Raleigh, NC - WRAL.com - WWII Plane From D-Day to Join 75th Anniversary

Raleigh, NC – WRAL.com – 75 Years Later, French Histopad Offers View of D-Day

Charlotte, NC - WBT NewsRadio - That's All Brother Restored And Is Flying Again...

Charlotte, NC – WSCOTV - BC D-Day Anniversary

North Carolina - Gifts & Decorative Accessories - D-Day Watch for Military Appreciation Gift

Reidsville, NC – Rockingham Now - ‘The significance of this event washed over everyone’

OHIO

Fremont, OH - Fremont News Messenger - Talk About Clyde: CHS '67 Alum Flying C-53 to D-Day Celebration

Springfield, OH - Springfield News - Airforce Museum Celebrate 75th Anniversary

Columbus, OH - The Columbus Dispatch - 75th D-Day Anniversary Goes High Tech

Elyria, OH - The Chronicle - WWII Plane Rescued From Boneyard to Join D-Day Anniversary

Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Public Radio – WWII Combat Jump Part of D-Day 75th Anniversary Events in Dayton

Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati.com - Paratroopers Will Drop From D-Day Vintage Plane in Ohio

Dayton, OH – Dayton Daily News – Air Force Museum’s New D-Day Exhibit Puts Visitors in Virtual Parachutes…

Urbana, OH – ABC 6 – 99 Year Old Veteran Travels Back in Time, Going Inside Similar Plane He Flew in WWII

Dayton, OH – Dayton Daily News – Air Force Museum’s New D-Day Exhibit puts Visitors in Virtual Parachutes

Dayton, OH – Troy Daily News – Air Force Museum to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Cleveland, OH - Cleveland.com - D-Day 75th Anniversary Where in US to honor and Learn About WWII

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa, OK - News on 6 Tulsa - C-47 Aircraft Arrives in Tulsa to Prepare for Anniversary Trip...

Tulsa, OK - News on 6 Tulsa - Historic Aircraft With Oklahoma Ties Takes Part in D-Day Commemoration

PENNSYLVANIA

York, PA – Fox 43 - This plane flew on D-Day. Now it’s back in the air

Gettysburg, PA - Gettysburg Times - Long Lost World War II Plane to Join D-Day Anniversary

Philadelphia, PA - Penn Live - Video C-47 Skytrain Walk Around At Joint Base Andrews...

Pittsburg, PA - Pittsburg Post Gazette - 10 Things to Know for Today

TENNESSEE

TriCities, TN - NBC WCYB - 99 Year Old WWII Vet Takes Trip Back In Time

Chattanooga, TN - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary Ceremonies

Columbia, TN - The Daily Herald - WWII Plane Rescued From Boneyard to Join D-Day Commemoration

TEXAS

Midland, TX – Midland Daily News – A Glory Moment: Standing Where my Father Stood

Midland, TX – Midland Daily News - Midland Remembers The 75th Anniversary of D-Day Part II: 'Why do we have an American cemetery in France?

Dallas, TX – Fox 4 – Trumpet Used on Dday Returns to Normandy Beach for 75th Anniversary

San Antonio, TX – MY SA - A Glory Moment: Standing where my father stood

San Antonio, TX – KSAT ABC - Historic C-47 restored in San Marcos in France for 75th D-Day Anniversary

New Braunfels, TX - GVTC - WWII Plane fro D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Dallas, TX - Fox Forward - D-Day Plane Returns To Normandy

New Braunfels, TX – Herald Zeitung – On the Wings of History

New Braunsfels, TX - Hearld Zeitung - D-Day Aircraft Prepares for Trip...

Corpus Christi, TX - KrisTV - Local Veterans Remember WWII Aircraft...

Austin, TX - Fox 7 - War Plane from San Marcos Leads D-Day Flight to Normandy

VIRGINIA

Roanoak, VA - WDBJ7 - WWII Plane From D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Culpeper, VA - Fredricksburg.com - Culpeper Stopover Rest C-47 That Led Normandy...

WASHINGTON DC

Washington DC – Roll Call - Reps. Jason Crow and Michael Waltz re-enact D-Day parachute drop into Normandy

WASHINGTON

Spokane, WA - Fox 28 - WWII Plane from D-Day to Join in 75th Anniversary

Spokane, WA – The Spokesman Review – 75 Years Later, French Histopad Offers View From D-Day

Vancouver, WA – The Columbian – 75 Years Later, French Histopad offers New View of D-Day

Vancouver, WA – The Columbian -Warplane that helped lead D-Day invasion to join in 75th anniversary

WEST VIRGINIA

Huntington, WV – The Herald Dispatch – 75 Years Later, French Histopad offers a new view of D-Day

WISCONSIN

Oshkosh, WI – Oshkosh Northwestern – Leading the D-Day 75th Anniversary Flyover is a Rare Plane Saved from an Oshkosh Boneyard

Amery, WI – Amery Free Press - Amery alumnus literally jumps at chance to re-enact D-Day


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