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C-47 Skytrain aircraft recovering a CG-4A glider, Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944; note hooked tow line from C-47 getting ready to hook onto a net connected to gliderP-47 Thunderbolt piloted by Capt Raymond M Walsh of the 406th Fighter Group is silhouetted against the exploding ammunition truck he just strafed, France, Jun 23 1944. The image was taken by his wingman’s gun camera in the following P-47
C-47 Skytrain aircraft recovering a CG-4A glider, Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944; note hooked tow line from C-47 getting ready to hook onto a net connected to gliderP-47 Thunderbolt piloted by Capt Raymond M Walsh of the 406th Fighter Group is silhouetted against the exploding ammunition truck he just strafed, France, Jun 23 1944. The image was taken by his wingman’s gun camera in the following P-47
P-47D Thunderbolt of the 318th Fighter Group being ferried to Saipan on Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay is launched instead to avoid an aerial attack by four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers, Jun 23 1944. Photo 3 of 3P-47D Thunderbolts of the 318th Fighter Group being ferried to Saipan on Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay. Note bomb splashes from an aerial attack by four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 1 of 2
P-47D Thunderbolt of the 318th Fighter Group being ferried to Saipan on Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay is launched instead to avoid an aerial attack by four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers, Jun 23 1944. Photo 3 of 3P-47D Thunderbolts of the 318th Fighter Group being ferried to Saipan on Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay. Note bomb splashes from an aerial attack by four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 1 of 2
USAAF pilot Lt Eubanks Barnhill flies his P-47D Thunderbolt off the deck of Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay to ward off an aerial attack from four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 2 of 2Wrecked pontoon causeway of one of the
USAAF pilot Lt Eubanks Barnhill flies his P-47D Thunderbolt off the deck of Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay to ward off an aerial attack from four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 2 of 2Wrecked pontoon causeway of one of the 'Mulberry' artificial harbors, following the storm of 19-22 Jun 1944, off Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944


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