FAL161 75th Anniversary of D-Day £0.78 Stamp: Stamp cancelled
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78p Created by Clark N S (F/O), Royal Air Force official photographer, Short Stirling Mk IVs of Nos. 196 and 299 Squadrons RAF lining the runway at Keevil in Wiltshire, before emplaning paratroops of the 5th Parachute Brigade Group for the invasion of Normandy, 5 June 1944. The invasion stripes can be seen painted on the wings, introduced to reduce friendly fire for a brief period on and after D-Day.