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"That's All Brother" on Sumpter Smith Flight Line
Clips in and around the C-47 "That's All Brother" on the flight line April 9, 2019 at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, Birmingham, Ala.
Rescued from an aviation boneyard in Wisconsin after Air Force historians in Alabama realized its significance, the restored C-47 troop carrier that served as a lead aircraft of the main invasion force will join other vintage planes at 75th anniversary ceremonies in June. Read more.
Video by Staff Sgt. James Bentley