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A French farmer at work near Cormeilles-en-Vexin base, used by the 344th Bomb Group. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated Caption: 'Young Frenchmen doing fall ploughing inside base area. Sugar beets and potatoes had been harvested just before we arrived. Oct 1944.'

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  • John Havener

    Military | First Lieutenant | 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...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:00 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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