D-Day

That time a USAAF Piper L-4H Grasshopper crew shot down a German Fieseler Fi 156 Storch by means of their Colt. 45 Pistols

‘We had the advantage of altitude and dove blasting away with our Colt. 45s trying to force the German plane… Read More

2 years ago

An in-Depth Analysis of why Allied Heavy Bombing on D-Day Failed

1,300 Lancaster and Halifax bombers were incapable of neutralizing ten coastal artillery batteries on Jun. 6, 1944. 1,400 Liberators and… Read More

2 years ago

The story of the Piper L-4H Grasshopper crew that used their Colt. 45 Pistols to shoot down a Fieseler Fi 156 Storch

"The two planes were so close I could see the Germans' eyeballs, as big as eggs, as we peppered them,"… Read More

4 years ago

Check out video and photos of Elephant Walk conducted by USMC MV-22Bs and CH-53Es to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Twenty seven MV-22Bs and 16 CH-53Es with MAG 16, 3rd MAW, lined up as part of the mass flight at… Read More

5 years ago

107th Fighter Squadron returns to Normandy after 74 years to commemorate the D-Day invasion

Flying their first mission in France since WW II, two 107th Fighter Squadron pilots escorted C-130 Hercules airlifters and similar aircraft from… Read More

6 years ago

EPIC PHOTOS SHOW USAF C-130J SUPER HERCULES AIRLIFTERS RECREATING D-DAY LANDINGS FLYING ROUTE

The C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft took exactly the same route the planes flew during the D-Day invasion on Jun.… Read More

7 years ago