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The History of the C-47

From Technological Triumph to Wartime Hero to Post-War Hauler

The DC-3 Story

The story of the DC-3/C-47 mirrors the American story before, during, and after World War II. Just like the American people, the DC-3 put on fatigues and went to war.

The DC-3 Goes to War

An Airliner turned Cargo Hauler, the DC-3 

Serving Postwar America

After World War II

The DC-3 Today

Still Serving in Cargo Roles,

Commemorating the Nation's History

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