|C-47 Skytrain aircraft recovering a CG-4A glider, Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944; note hooked tow line from C-47 getting ready to hook onto a net connected to glider||P-47 Thunderbolt piloted by Capt Raymond M Walsh of the 406th Fighter Group is silhouetted against the exploding ammunition truck he just strafed, France, Jun 23 1944. The image was taken by his wingmanâ€™s gun camera in the following P-47||P-47D Thunderbolt of the 318th Fighter Group being ferried to Saipan on Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay is launched instead to avoid an aerial attack by four D3A Aichi â€śValâ€ť dive bombers, Jun 23 1944. Photo 3 of 3||P-47D Thunderbolts of the 318th Fighter Group being ferried to Saipan on Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay. Note bomb splashes from an aerial attack by four D3A Aichi â€śValâ€ť dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 1 of 2|
|USAAF pilot Lt Eubanks Barnhill flies his P-47D Thunderbolt off the deck of Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay to ward off an aerial attack from four D3A Aichi â€śValâ€ť dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 2 of 2||Wrecked pontoon causeway of one of the 'Mulberry' artificial harbors, following the storm of 19-22 Jun 1944, off Normandy, France, 23 Jun 1944|
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