Part of 6th Airlanding Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, waiting to leave RAF Tarrant Rushton on the evening of 6 June 1944.
Troops of the US 7th Corps wading ashore on Utah Beach.
In June 1944, Duxford was home to the 78th Fighter Group, US 8th Army Air Force. Equipped with P-47 Thunderbolts, its pilots flew several missions on D-Day and many more in the days that followed.
The 78th Fighter Group, US 8th Army Air Force, pilots relaxing outside the Squadron 'ready room', Duxford, late summer 1944.