Cherbourg, Normandy, France
|Caption|| ||US Pilots of 380th Fighter Squadron, 363rd Fighter Group with P-51D Mustang 'Fools Paradise IV' at Maupertus Airfield, Cherbourg, France, Jul-Aug 1944; note Jeep and CCKW fuel truck|
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|Added By|| ||David Stubblebine|
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|WW2-Era Place Name ||Cherbourg, Normandy, France|
|Lat/Long ||49.6508, -1.4753|
Halsey entered flag spaces aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, 2 Sep 1945
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