C-47 "Ride-Along"

WWIIADT

"Airborne Experience"

We are now able to offer a new "ride-along" Airborne experience. Individuals will be allowed to go "Airborne" along with jump team members on a C47 flight.  Hear and feel what it's like to ride in a WWII vintage aircraft and watch the troops dressed in WWII uniforms and equipment "Stand Up & hook Up".

To learn more about this opportunity contact us at: operations_@_wwiiadt.org


                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Robert E Chisolm

 Born:                             23 June 1925

Enlistment date:            27 August 1942     Dallas, Texas

Deployments:                Europe

Units:                             I Company, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division; 31st Infantry.

Rank:                            Lieutenant Colonel

Specialisations:             Parachutist, German Language, Vietnamese Language, Thai Language

Qualifications:              Parachute Wings, Combat Infantryman Badge

Decorations:                  Bronze Star, American Campaign Medal, EAME Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaft Clusters, Army Commendation Medal,  Army Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Army Occupation Medal, Legion of Merit with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Belgian Fourragere, Netherlands Orange Lanyard. 

Discharge Date:            February 1970

 Other Information:        Robert was a Cpl in Holland when all officers and NCOs became casualties.  He assumed command of 83 men who then attacked and seized a town. He was awarded the Legion of Merit. Commissioned in 1953, he retired as a Lt. Colonel.