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36th Operations Group
The 3 6th Operations Group
6th Operations Group
(36 OG) is the operational component of the 36th Wing, assigned to the United States
United States
Air Force Pacific Air Forces. The group is stationed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The groups World War II
World War II
predecessor unit, the 36th Fighter Group was a prewar unit deployed to the European Theater and assigned to Ninth Air Force
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Latin) (de facto) "Out of many, one" "Annuit cœptis" (Latin) "H
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Dijon
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Dijon
Dijon
(French pronunciation: [diʒɔ̃] ( listen))[a] is a city in eastern France, capital of the Côte-d'Or
Côte-d'Or
département and of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
region.[1] The earliest archaeological finds within the city limits of Dijon
Dijon
date to the Neolithic
Neolithic
period. Dijon
Dijon
later became a Roman settlement named Divio, located on the road from Lyon
Lyon
to Paris
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Operation Overlord
Civilian deaths:11,000–19,000 killed in pre-invasion bombing[21] 13,632–19,890 killed during invasion[22] Total: 25,000–39,000 killedv t eOperation Overlord Invasion of NormandyPreludeAtlantic Wall BodyguardFortitude Zeppelin Titanic Taxable, Glimmer & Big DrumCombined Bomber Offensive Pointblank Transport PlanPostage Able Tarbrush Tiger FabiusInitial Airborne Assault British SectorTongaDeadstick Merville BatteryMallardAmerican SectorAlbany Boston Chicago Detroit Elmira Normandy
Normandy
landings American SectorOma
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Eighth Air Force
The Eighth Air Force
Eighth Air Force
(Air Forces Strategic) (8 AF) is a numbered air force (NAF) of the United States
United States
Air Force's Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC). It is headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The command serves as Air Forces Strategic – Global Strike, one of the air components of United States
United States
Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
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Boeing
The Boeing
Boeing
Company (/ˈboʊ.ɪŋ/) is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services
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B-17 Flying Fortress
The Boeing
Boeing
B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps
United States Army Air Corps
(USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing
Boeing
entry (prototype Model 299/XB-17) outperformed both competitors and exceeded the air corps' performance specifications. Although Boeing
Boeing
lost the contract (to the Douglas B-18 Bolo) because the prototype crashed, the air corps ordered 13 more B-17s for further evaluation
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B-24
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft
Consolidated Aircraft
of San Diego, California. It was known within the company as the Model 32, and some initial models were laid down as export models designated as various LB-30s, in the Land Bomber design category. At its inception, the B-24 was a modern design featuring a highly efficient shoulder-mounted, high aspect ratio Davis wing. The wing gave the Liberator a high cruise speed, long range and the ability to carry a heavy bomb load. Early RAF Liberators were the first aircraft to cross the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
as a matter of routine. However, the type was difficult to fly and had poor low speed performance. It also had a lower ceiling and was less robust than the Boeing
Boeing
B-17 Flying Fortress
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D-Day
Omaha Beach:V Corps1st Infantry Division 29th Infantry DivisionUtah Beach:VII Corps4th Infantry Division 82nd Airborne Division 90th Infantry Division 101st Airborne Division Second ArmyGold BeachXXX Corps50th Infantry DivisionJuno BeachI Corps3rd Canadian Infantry DivisionSword BeachI Corps3rd Infantry Division 6th Airborne Division 5th Panzer ArmySouth of Caen21st Panzer Division 7th ArmyOmaha352nd Infantry DivisionUtah Beach709th Static DivisionGold, Juno, and Sword716th Static DivisionStrength156,000[a] 50,350+[10] 170 coastal artillery guns
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Saint-Lô
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Saint-Lô
Saint-Lô
(French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃lo]) is a commune in north-western France, the capital of the Manche
Manche
department in the region of Normandy. Although it is the second largest city of Manche
Manche
after Cherbourg, it remains the prefecture of the department. It is also chef-lieu of an arrondissement and two cantons (Saint-Lô-1 and Saint-Lô-2). The commune has 18,931 inhabitants[Note 1] who are called Saint-Lois(es)
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United States Third Army
The United States Army Central, formerly the Third United States Army, commonly referred to as the Third Army and as ARCENT is a military formation of the United States Army, which saw service in World War I and World War II, in the 1991 Gulf War, and in the coalition occupation of Iraq. It is best known for its campaigns in World War II under the command of General George S. Patton. Third Army is headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina with a forward element at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
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Loire
The Loire
Loire
(French pronunciation: ​[lwaʁ]; Occitan: Léger; Breton: Liger) is the longest river in France
France
and the 171st longest in the world.[3] With a length of 1,012 kilometres (629 mi), it drains an area of 117,054 km2 (45,195 sq mi), or more than a fifth of France's land area,[1] while its average discharge is only half that of the Rhône. It rises in the highlands of the southeastern quarter of the Massif Central in the Cévennes
Cévennes
range (in the department of Ardèche) at 1,350 m (4,430 ft) near Mont Gerbier de Jonc; it flows north through Nevers
Nevers
to Orléans, then west through Tours
Tours
and Nantes
Nantes
until it reaches the Bay of Biscay
Bay of Biscay
(Atlantic Ocean) at Saint-Nazaire
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Ninth United States Army
The Ninth Army is a field army of the United States
United States
Army, garrisoned at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy. It is the United States
United States
Army Service Component Command of United States
United States
Africa Command (USAFRICOM or AFRICOM). Activated just eight weeks before the June 1944 Normandy landings, the Ninth Army was one of the main U.S. Army
U.S. Army
combat commands used during the campaign in Northwest Europe in 1944 and 1945. It was commanded at its inception by Lieutenant General William Simpson. It had been designated Eighth Army, but on arrival in the United Kingdom it was renamed to avoid confusion with the famous British formation of the same designation
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United States Air Force
Department of Defense Department of the Air ForceHeadquarters The Pentagon Arlington County, Virginia, U.S.Motto(s) "Aim High ... Fly-Fight-Win"[7] "Integrity first, Service before self, Excellence in all we do"[8]Colors Ultramarine
Ultramarine
blue, Golden yellow[9]          March The U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force
 Play (help·info)Anniversaries 18 SeptemberEngagementsSee listMexican Expedition (As Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps) World War I
World War I
(As Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps
Aviation Section, U.S

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Battle Of The Bulge
Allied victoryWestern Allied offensive plans delayed by five or six weeks[1] Disastrous offensive in the Ardennes
Ardennes
exhausted the resources of Germany
Germany
on the Western Front. The German collapse opened the way for the Allies to ultimately break the Siegfried Line Soviet offensive in Poland launched on 12 January 1945, eight days earlier than originally intended.[2]Belligerents United Kingdom  United States France  Canada  Belgium  Luxembourg GermanyCommanders and leaders Dwight D. Eisenhower (Supreme Allied Commander) Bernard Montgomery (21st Army Group, First U.S. Army, Ninth U.S. Army) Omar Bradley (12th U.S. Army Group) Courtney Hodges (First U.S. Army) George S. Patton (Third U.S
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First United States Army
The First Army is the oldest and longest established field army of the United States Army,[citation needed] having seen service in both World War I and World War II, under some of the most famous and distinguished officers of the U.S. Army. It now serves as a mobilization, readiness and training command.Contents1 History1.1 Establishment and World War I 1.2 Inter-war years 1.3 World War II 1.4 Post-war and peacetime missions2 Heraldic items2.1 Shoulder sleeve insignia 2.2 Insignia3 Lineage 4 First U.S. Army honors4.1 Campaign participation credit 4.2 Decorations5 Organization5.1 Current6 List of commanders 7 Notes 8 References 9 Further reading 10 External linksHistory[edit] Establishment and World War I[edit] First Army was established on 10 August 1918 as a field army when sufficient American military manpower had arrived in France during World War I
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