Douglas C-47 Skytrain

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C-47B of Bundesluftwaffe in 1958

The C-47 Skytrain is an American plane used during the Berlin Airlift in the Cold War. The C-47 could carry up to 3.5 tons, this was used to carry food and other supplies to West Germany as all other methods of transport was blocked off by the soviets.

The C-47 is most notably used during World War II by the Allied for troop transfer, for the wounded and for supply transport.