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Dayton, OH - March 18, 2019 – A notable historic aircraft, named That’s All, Brother, made an unscheduled trip from its home base in San Marcos, Texas to Dayton, Ohio on March 17, 2019, to visit and honor WWII veteran Jim “Pee Wee” Martin. Martin is one of the last remaining “Toccoa Originals,” U.S. Army Paratroopers, made famous by the HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers.”

Oxford, Conn. – January 17th, 2019 – AeroShell, the leading Piston Engine Oil supplier, has designated 4 distributors that will support the efforts of The D-Day Squadron to bring a large group of C-47s and DC-3s across the Atlantic Ocean to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion at Normandy.

Oxford, Conn. – July 16, 2018 – Representatives from the D-Day Squadron’s fleet of American C-47 and DC-3 aircraft are making their way to EAA’s AirVenture for the annual “World’s Greatest Aviation Festival.” 11 aircraft that are part of the D-Day Squadron will join forces to wow audiences and commemorate the D-Day invasion of Normandy nearly 75 years ago. The group aims to honor the citizen soldiers who helped liberate Europe and end the War, and build support for their upcoming journey across the Atlantic to commemorate the invasion that changed the course of history.

The Tunison Foundation, a non-profit organization that owns and operates World War II era aircraft, announced the launch of the D-Day Squadron to honor the citizen soldiers who helped liberate Europe and end the War. They will lead a contingent of American C-47 aircraft in a trans-Atlantic trek to participate in the Daks Over Normandy event from June 2-9, 2019 which will include a mass flyover across the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019.

DALLAS, June 4, 2015 - The transport aircraft that led the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France more than 70 years ago has been rediscovered in an aircraft boneyard in Wisconsin.  Believed lost to history, the airplane was slated to be cut apart and remanufactured as a modern turbo-prop.  The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) is launching a Kickstarter funding campaign to save and restore the plane to flying condition.