Juno Beach P-47 Thunderbolt wrecked at St Aubin Sur Mer

An unusual photograph of JUNO Beach is of a P-47 Thunderbolt (42-76279) from 365th Fighter Bomber Group 386th Fighter Squadron U.S. Army Air Force beached close to the sea wall on JUNO Beach. How did it get there? The aircraft was flown by 2nd Lieutentant John Alfred Weese who crash landed into the sea off St Aubin sur Mer on 10th June 1944. Sadly Weese was killed in the attempt. Weese's body was recovered [...]