September, 1944

It was in the summer of 1944.  Patton’s Third Army had roared across France, with the 371st and other fighter groups in XIX Tactical Air Command providing vital cover over the rapid advance.  But the farther Patton went, the longer the distance for the 371st to go for its missions from Beuzeville/A-6 (aka La Londe), near the famed Ste. Mère Eglise.  The group would soon move east…

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1 Response to September, 1944

  1. Clarence Delaney says:

    My friends dad was in 371st 404 fighter squadron, Captain William Horace Palmer
    Is their any way to find out anything about him?

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