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Article about: WW2 in Colour: Russian C-47 'Dakota' found in Siberia Interesting to note it is a Douglas C 47 and not the Soviet built copy!...

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    WW2 in Colour: Russian C-47 'Dakota' found in Siberia

    Interesting to note it is a Douglas C 47 and not the Soviet built copy!...
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    I love how the markings have weathered showing both the US and Soviet stars.

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    I remember this particular aircraft being 'rediscovered' a good while back, maybe 10 years or more, and there was an article about it in an aviation magazine, either 'The Aeroplane' or 'Flypast'.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Thats pretty cool. I almost wish they would leave it how it is for histories sake.

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