National Geographic : 1943 Jul
U.S.Army Air Forces, Official By Unloading Transports Such as This C-47, New Guinea Natives Helped the Allies Win the Battle ofPapua Other fuzzy-tops, carrying wounded and supplies, crossed the forbidding Owen Stanley Range on bare feet. Toair transport, which hauled even four-inch guns and horses, General MacArthur gave a large share of the credit for successes in New Guinea. This one has itscabin windows open, asign itcarries passengers as well as materials. Two natives on a hidden platform appear to be figurines perched atop the giant plane.