C-130 dropping potable water on mountain ridge

302nd Airlift Wing Photos

U.S., allied forces remember D-Day sacrifices in Picauville

A model of a C-47 Skytrain sits atop a memorial June 1, 2012, in Picauville, France. The memorial pays tribute to Airmen of the 9th Air Force and 82nd and 101st Airborne paratroopers who lost their lives when their C-47 aircraft were brought down by German anti-aircraft artillery in the early morning hours of June 6, 1944. The aircraft and aircrews paid the ultimate sacrifice supporting the famous Normandy D-Day invasion of France. Members of the Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd, 910th and 440th Airlift Wings took part in this year's 68th Anniversary commemoration of the historic invasion. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Collier)

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