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D-Day C-47, Heritage C-130J fly over Normandy

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the English Channel, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the English Channel, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” flew combat missions during Operation Neptune June 6, 1944. The 37th AS’ lineage traces back to the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, who flew C-47s with “W7” or “Whiskey 7” painted on the nose of their aircraft. The C-130J was painted in honor of the 37th TCS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” flew combat missions during Operation Neptune June 6, 1944. The 37th AS’ lineage traces back to the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, who flew C-47s with “W7” or “Whiskey 7” painted on the nose of their aircraft. The C-130J was painted in honor of the 37th TCS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the English Channel, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the English Channel, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over Pointe-du-Hoc, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over Pointe-du-Hoc, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies over the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” flew combat missions during Operation Neptune June 6, 1944. The C-47 conducted an interfly mission with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules wearing identical invasion markings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies over the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” flew combat missions during Operation Neptune June 6, 1944. The C-47 conducted an interfly mission with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules wearing identical invasion markings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 8, 2019. The 37th Airlift Squadron’s lineage traces back to the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, which flew C-47s during the invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 8, 2019. The 37th Airlift Squadron’s lineage traces back to the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, which flew C-47s during the invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over Normandy, France, June 8, 2019. The C-130J wore invasion markings, similar to it’s legacy squadron, the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, who flew combat missions during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over Normandy, France, June 8, 2019. The C-130J wore invasion markings, similar to it’s legacy squadron, the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, who flew combat missions during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother,” flies over the beaches of Normandy, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” dropped 101st Airborne troops during the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother,” flies over the beaches of Normandy, France, June 8, 2019. “That’s All Brother” dropped 101st Airborne troops during the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over Pointe-du-Hoc, France, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over Pointe-du-Hoc, France, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

CHERBOURG, FRANCE -- A Douglas C-47 Dakota, nicknamed “That’s All Brother”, flies with a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, over the English Channel, June 8, 2019. The 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, the legacy squadron to the 37th AS, wore the “W7” or “Whiskey 7” markings during Operation Neptune, June 6, 1944. “That’s All Brother” flew operations during the invasion of Normandy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)