Miss Montana to Normandy

Built in 1944, Miss Montana served as a C-47 military transport plane. After World War II, it would be used as a transport plane for forest firefighters.… read more

Built in 1944, Miss Montana served as a C-47 military transport plane. After World War II, it would be used as a transport plane for forest firefighters. Eric Komberec, president of the Museum of Mountain Flying, talked about the restoration process and what it took to ready the aircraft for the flight to Normandy France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Missoula, Montana, from May 4-10, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Miss Montana to Normandy

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Program ID:
461844-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Missoula, Montana, United States
First Aired:
Jul 06, 2019 | 9:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 08, 2019 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 06, 2019 | 9:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2019 | 1:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2019 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2019 | 9:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2019 | 1:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2019 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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