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Remembering the hero pilots of World War II - The Plane That Led D-Day


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D-Day was a decisive victory for the allied forces in World War II. It turned the tied of the war in their favour and marked the beginning of the end for Hitler's Germany. In this brand new series, we hear the stories of the pilots who led the fight on that fateful day. On the night of 5th June 1944, a C-47 paratrooper aircraft nicknamed ‘That’s All, Brother’ took off from England to drop Allied fighting men into Normandy. A chance discovery in 2015 led to a scramble to save the aircraft after it had spent decades forgotten in a scrapyard. 'The Plane That Led D-Day' traces the story of an American icon, its reconstruction and the hazardous Transatlantic mission to honour America’s fallen in Europe.