C-47 "Ride-Along"


"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











Clemon C Crain

 Born:                             05 August 1923                     

Enlistment date:            11 January 1943          Jefferson Barracks, Missouri

Deployments:                Europe

Units:                             D Co. 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.

Rank:                            Staff Sergeant


Qualifications:              Combat Infantryman Badge

Decorations:                  Bronze Star, Europe Africa Middle East Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Army Occupation Medal, French Fourragere, Belgian Fourragere, Netherlands Orange Lanyard.

Discharge Date:            27 December 1945

 Other Information:        Clemon originally from Cape Girardeau, Missouri enlisted at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri where he completed his induction to the US Army Infantry. Volunteering for the Paratroopers, he completed his jump School and was immediately transferred to the European Theater with the 508th Parachute Infantry, where he remained for the duration of the war.