B-24J Liberators of the 565th Bomb Squadron bomb targets in St Malo, France, Aug 13 1944. The aircraft seen here was destroyed the next day when it crash landed and burned at RAF Hethel, Norfolk.Church services for men of the US 3rd Division on the forecastle of LST-4, en route to the Southern France landings, 13 Aug 1944LST-286 en route for Operation Dragoon, Aug 1944Map depicting the Allied breakout in Normandy, France, 1-13 Aug 1944
B-24J Liberators of the 565th Bomb Squadron bomb targets in St Malo, France, Aug 13 1944. The aircraft seen here was destroyed the next day when it crash landed and burned at RAF Hethel, Norfolk.Church services for men of the US 3rd Division on the forecastle of LST-4, en route to the Southern France landings, 13 Aug 1944LST-286 en route for Operation Dragoon, Aug 1944Map depicting the Allied breakout in Normandy, France, 1-13 Aug 1944
Soldiers and sailors singing hymns during religious services on board LST-4 en route to Southern France, 13 Aug 1944
Soldiers and sailors singing hymns during religious services on board LST-4 en route to Southern France, 13 Aug 1944


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