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Presque Isle Air Museum

Douglas C-54, Presque Isle, 1945

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MMN Item 16669 Item Details
Douglas C-54, Presque Isle, 1945
MMN Item 16669 Zoom

Description

A Douglas C-54 four-engine transport of the North Atlantic Division of the Air Transport Command, dubbed at Presque Isle as the "Snowball Express," is shown being freight-loaded for overseas delivery.

The Presque Isle Air Base, which opened in 1941, served as an important site for sending equipment, supplies, and personnel to Great Britain during World War II.

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