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Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXs of No. 242 Squadron RAF at Calenzana, Corsica, after a patrol over the invasion beaches in southern France, 17 August - Category:World War II forces of Britain in France - Wikimedia Commons

404th Fighter Squadron Commander and leader on both D-Day missions was Major Rodney E. Gunther.  He led the squadron from July, 1943, to October, 1944.  (Courtesy “The 371st Fighter Group in the E.T.O.” via 406FS P-47 Pilot Francis E. Madore)

Frisky’s Longest Day, June 6, 1944

Fighter Squadron Commander and leader on both D-Day missions was Major Rodney E. He led the squadron from July, to October, (Courtesy “The Fighter Group in the E.” via Pilot Francis E.

Nazis couldn't stop our veterans in 1944. We'll be dammed if we let them do it now

American assault troops move onto a beachhead during the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France on the beach of Normandy, June 1944 during World War II.

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German and Hungarian officers confer on the battle plan, Eastern Front, summer 1941. The Hungarians were reluctant allies to the end. Note the Hungarian lieutenant on the left wearing standard German service helmet.

German and Hungarian officers confer on the battle plan, Eastern Front, summer The Hungarians were reluctant allies to the end. Note the Hungarian lieutenant on the left wearing standard German service helmet.

1st Lt. George W. Baird Jr. with a P-38 Lightning he flew in WWII. He was with the 49th Fighter Squadron based out of Italy.

George W. with a Lightning he flew in WWII. He was with the Fighter Squadron based out of Italy.

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