August 9, 1944 (Wednesday)

Saint-Exupery

On the airfield Borgo in Corsica: Saint-Exupery in his P-38 Lightning just before the start.

WESTERN FRONT
Americans capture Le Mans.

AIR WAR
Captain A. de Saint-Exupery disappears during reconnaissance mission from Corsica over occupied France; aged 44.


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