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Des paras américains le visage noirci dans un C-47.
Remarquez les patches d'épaule "Screaming Eagles" (les Aigles hurlants)
Ces hommes font partie de la F Company du 2nd Bn du  506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Ils sont transportés vers la Normandie par le 439th Troop Carrier Group à la fin du serial #12. Décollage de l'aérodrome d'Upottery - Heure du largage 01h20 sur la DZ " C " (Hiesville)
De gauche à droite sur la photo :
William G. Olanie, Frank D. Griffin, Robert J. Noody, Lester T. Hegland
Voir durant l'été 1943 à Fort Bragg, NC
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mlq/4549763273/
Voir ici le Sgt Robert Noody qui tient le bazooka:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mlq/5828550842/in/photostream
Photos à Upottery:
http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=58897785@N00&q=upottery

A look back at D-Day

“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you.” ~ General Dwight D. Eisenhower Commander, Operation Overlord 74 years ago today marks […]

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Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Charles Dorkins

Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Charles Dorkins

Photographer, cinematographer and author Charles Dorkins was born December 16, 1922 in Baltimore, MD to Christopher and Athie Dorkins. He graduated from Tuskegee Army Air Field on March 11, 1945 part of class TE-45-A, trained to fly twin engine B-25 bombers as part of the 477th Bombardment Group. The bomber pilots […]

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