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Over Omaha Beach

A B-17 comes in over the English Channel before rising up over the cliffs at Omaha Beach. After D-Day, cousin Mike co-piloted a B-17 which had been converted for strafing and carried 13 machine guns all pointed forward, each with 1,000 rounds of ammo. They strafed anything with a swastika on it and this included […]

Summer Storm over RAF Lavenham

Summer Storm

RAF Lavenham was home to the 487th Bombardment Group (Heavy) and flew B-24 Liberators and B-17 Flying Fortresses of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. It began operations in May 1944 in preparation for D-Day, when the 487th BG assisted Allied ground forces. The largest raid of the war was launched from Lavenham as part of […]

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Monuments, Omaha Beach

The Les Braves and other D-Day monuments commemorate the millions of soldiers who invaded France to liberate Europeans from oppression on D-Day. I cannot praise them enough. D-Day ensured the seaborne invasion of France to release the populace from oppression and will never be forgotten. For additional art, click on Collections buttons for drop-down menus