Southward from Advanced Landing Ground A-6 near Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandy, France, the P-47 Thunderbolt fighters pilots flew. Two months after D-Day, they were on a summer evening armed reconnaissance mission which took them to the St. Nazaire area, still occupied by Nazi forces. But before they found an enemy target to strike, the enemy struck them.

Two A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter aircraft from the 59th and 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadrons at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, participating in exercise Rescue Edge, could be seen arriving at Vandenberg Space Force Base on Aug. 24, 2021.

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