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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2019 11:24 a.m. PST

… America's IX Troop Carrier Command.

"MUCH HAS BEEN written about the airborne element of D-Day. The men of the three paratrooper divisions two American, and one Commonwealth that leapt from their C-47s into the darkness over Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, are famously remembered as the spearhead of the Allied assault on Hitler's Atlantic Wall.

But comparatively little ink has been expended on the story of the forgotten pilots and air crew that transported the airborne that fateful night IX Troop Carrier Command…"
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