7 june 2008 and the ceremony marking the return of "The S.N.A.F.U
Special" in Normandy, the volunteers of the association have undertaken the restoration of the interior of the plane with the aim to re-equip the 43-15073 in her configuration of the night of 6 june 1944 when she dropped paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division over Normandy.
- Join 'Merville Dakota'
This operation obviously requires money and all donations would be welcome to complete the project
Whether you are an individual or a company you can also help us and join the Legend of 43-15073 "The SNAFU Special".
Yes, you can take a part in the adventure!
Join the association 'Merville Dakota' and / or help to the restoration and maintenance of Douglas C-47 #43-15073 'The SNAFU Special'?
Download the Form, choose your options and follow the instructions.
Download the Subscription Form in English.
Bank check or Bank transfer
Bank check or bank transfer payable to : Merville Dakota
Bank check sent to:
Place du 9ème Bataillon
If you want to make a bank transfer, thanks to contact the association with our form.
Help us to continue the restoration
of The SNAFU Special.
You are a collector having instruments, radio or navigational equipement aboard C-47s during World War II and wanted to give them to the association to be installed aboard "The SNAFU Special"?
Contact the association with our form, postal address or telephone.
We are looking especially the following parts: - Radio and Navigation
- Miscellanous parts
** Radio set SCR-274-N
- Dynamotor DM-32 (x3)
- BC-456 Modulator unit
- Mounting FT-225
- MC215 Shaft (15 ft) (x1)
|** Radio set SCR595 (IFF)
- BC965A Box – Control
- FT345A Mounting
- FT248 Mounting
- AN95 Antenna
|Safety belt type MD-2 (x22)
||Kit, First Aid Aeronautic
p/n 9776500 (x2)