Aeroplane Monthly 1984-08
J.Golley - Paratrooper
A parachute exercise being carried out by the Ninth USAAF Troop Carrier Command. The 750 paratroopers of the 9th Battalion the Parachute Regiment dropped into Normandy under cover of darkness a year after this photograph was taken. They also jumped from Dakotas.
A Dakota C Mk III, powered by two Twin Wasps and photographed in June 1944.