74 (YEOMANRY) DIVISION Headquarters, Branches and Services

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There is some wear to the original paint. We have ships in the Adriatic.” The air campaign wreaked death and destruction from the skies for 78 days, not sparing factories, bridges, refugee columns, passenger trains, religious processions, apartment complexes, hospitals and the Chinese embassy. About an hour previously, the Japanese early warning radar net had detected the approach of some American aircraft headed for the southern part of Japan. After the war, the American wish to leave a lasting architectural presence in Europe led to the cemetery.

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