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A P-47 Thunderbolt, painted in invasion markings buzzes a haystack on the 344th Bomb Group base at Cormeilles-en-Vexin. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: 'P-47 buzzing haystack on base. He probably couldn't resist it as the Krauts earlier camouflaged ack-ack guns under haystacks. Dec 1944.'




  • John Havener

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...



Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:07 AAM AAM ingest

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