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Poster L-Birds back to Normandy

L-Birds back to Normandy : Rassemblement de Piper L-4, Stinson L-5 et autres L-Birds authentiques de WWII

An exceptional event in preparation, gathering of authentic L-Birds (Piper L-4, Stinson L-5 and other even rarer warbirds) with the participation of and to be followed on   For the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings and the Battle of Normandy, which will be celebrated in June 2019, preparations have begun for an exceptional commemoration. Indeed, this “quarter-century” anniversary is… Read more →

Mission report 2nd armoured division: General Leclerc’s message to Parisians dropped in the Prefecture courtyard by a Piper L-4

On August 24th 1944, Captain Callet (Pilot) and Lieutenant Mantoux (Observer) carried out a historic mission on board a Piper L-4: They dropped a message over the Préfecture de Paris announcing the arrival of General Leclerc’s troops, and thus the Liberation of the capital. The pilot’s account (written by Renaud Leblond) and the report of this exceptional mission: “It was… Read more →

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