Military Photo: Normandy Remembered In Paint

Posted: 07/25/2019

A U.S. Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft from the 96th Airlift Squadron, Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, Minn., flies over Minnesota, July 16, 2019. Aircraft number 23284 was painted with WWII invasion stripes in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Originally activated as the 96th Troop Carrier Squadron, the 96th, dropped paratroops of the 101st Airborne Division in Normandy during the D-Day invasion and flew numerous missions to bring in reinforcements and needed supplies during the war. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber E. N. Kurka)

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