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


                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Roy E. Creek

 Born:                            12 Feb 1918               

Enlistment date:            24 May 1940

Deployments:                Europe -

Units:                             E Company, 507th Parachute Infantry, Regiment 82nd Airborne; 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division; 3rd Infantry Division.

Rank:                            Colonel

Specialisations:             E Company 507th PIR Commanding Officer on D- Day.

Qualifications:              Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Wings

Decorations:                  Presidential Unit Citation, Legion of Merit, 2 Bronze Stars, Purple Heart.

Discharge Date:            Aug 1967

 Other Information:         Roy is a veteran of the D-Day campaign and commanded E Company 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment that captured the bridge at Chef du Pont, Normandy. Although the original bridge has long since removed, the new bridge at Chef du Pont is now named in honor of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.