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


                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard R Huebner

 Born:                        19 May 1923               Saginaw Michigan                 

Enlistment date:       1943                            Ft Custer, Michigan

Deployments:           Europe

Units:                        C Company, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.

Rank:                       Private First Class

Specialisations:            

Qualifications:         Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Wings with 1 Bronze Star

Decorations:            Europe Middle East Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Arrowhead and 4 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, German Occupation Medal, French Legion of Honor, French Fourrager, Dutch Orange Lanyard,  Belgian Fourager.

Discharge Date:      08 Jan 1946

 Other Information:      Howard entered the army in 1943 at Fort Custer, Michigan for induction and then to Camp Wheeler, Georgia for eight weeks basic training and then to Fort Benning, Georgia for four weeks parachute training  and from there to Alliance, Nebraska. He shipped overseas in November 1943 from Camp Shanks, New York arriving at Port Rush, Ireland before moving to permanent base in Nottingham, England. Howard jumped into Normandy on D-Day June 6th 1944 onboard a C-47 of the Troop Carrier Squadron.