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Medal of Honor – 2Lt. Robert Femoyer

Flying from RAF Rattlesden in Suffolk, England, navigator 2nd Lt. Robert E. Femoyer’s actions on November 2, 1944 on a mission to Merseburg, showed the highest level of dedication to his crew. He…

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On this Day: Operation Tidal Wave

On this day in 1943, the Eighth Air Force took part in the Ploesti Raids The need to cripple the German war machine was always the utmost priority for the Allies. The…

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Mission One

To mark the Fourth of July in 1942, the Eighth Air Force flew its official first combat mission, identified as “Mission One” in Eighth Air Force documents. In six Douglas A-20 Bostons,…

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