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Col. Harry Benham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Operations and Plans chief, salutes during the playing of taps during the unveiling of a memorial stone for a World War II pilot Sept. 25 in Dietingen, Germany. Second Lt. Priesley Cooper Jr. was conducting an escorting mission when he was shot down.

German village honors fallen US Airman

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The war was coming to an end. The thunder of the P-51D Mustang rolled under him as he dove for a strafing run.

October 8, 2015 ×