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  • Sara McCarthy

    My grandfather is in this photo! Today it popped up randomly on Facebook for D-Day. The National WWII Museum | New Orleans

  • Serena Miller

    A Few Hours Before D-Day - Paratroopers and Air Crewmen of Pathfinder Team #2 of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment - 82nd Airborne Division on the evening of Monday, June 5, 1944, shortly before taking off to go to France. They are posing in front of aircraft #42-93096, a Douglas C-47A. Photo Credit: The National WWII Museum

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