They were on Omaha Beach

"They were on Omaha Beach, 213 eyewitnesses by Laurent Lefebvre" looks at the invasion of Omaha Beach through both local and veterans testimonies. It follows the invasion minute by minute, told by those who were there, living through the chaos.

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9th Air Force

D-Day - Order of battle

Air Commander in Chef: Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford L. Leigh-Mallory Trafford L. Leigh-Mallory Lewis H. Breton Elwood R. Quesada Paul L. Williams Julian M. Chappell Maurice Beach
9th Air Force: Lieutenant General Lewis H. Brereton
 
  IX Tactical Air Command (Middle Wallop): Major General Elwood R. Quesada
    70th Fighter Wing (Ibsley airfield): Brigadier General James W. McCauley
      48th Fighter Group (Ibsley airfield): Colonel George L. Wertenbaker
      367th Fighter Group (Stoney Crass airfield): Colonel Charles M. Young
      371st Fighter Group (Bisterne airfield): Colonel Bingham T. Kleine
      474th Fighter Group (Warmwell airfield): Colonel Clinton C. Wasen
    71st Fighter Wing (Andover airfield): Brigadier General Ned Schramm
      366th Fighter Group (Thruxton airfield): Colonel Harold N. Holt
      368th Fighter Group (Chilbolton airfield): Colonel Gilbert L. Meyers
      370th Fighter Group (Andover airfield): Colonel Seth McKee
    84th Fighter Wing (Beaulieu airfield): Colonel Arthur G. Salisbury
      50th Fighter Group (Lymington airfield): Colonel William D. Greenfield
      365th Fighter Group (Beaulieu airfield): Colonel Ray J. Stecker
      404th Fighter Group (Winkton airfield): Colonel Carroll W. McColpin
      405th Fighter Group (Christchurch airfield): Colonel Robert L. Delashaw
    67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group (Middle Wallop airfield): Colonel George W. Peck
 
  XIX Tactical Air Command (Aldermaston): Major General Otto P. Weyland
    100th Fighter Wing (Lashenden airfield): Brigadier General Homer L. Sanders
      354th Fighter Group (Lashenden airfield): Colonel George B. Bickell
      358th Fighter Group (High Haldon airfield): Colonel Cecil L. Wells
      362nd Fighter Group (Headcorn airfield): Colonel Morton D. Magoffin
      363rd Fighter Group (Staplehurst airfield): Colonel Jim Tipton
    303rd Fighter Wing (Ashford airfield): Brigadier General Burton M. Hovey, Jr
      36th Fighter Group (Kingsnorth airfield): Lt. Colonel Van H. Slayden
      373rd Fighter Group (Woodchurch airfield): Colonel William H. Schwartz
      406th Fighter Group (Ashford airfield): Colonel Anthony V. Grossetta
    10th Photo Reconnaissance Group (Chalgrobe airfield): Colonel W. B. Reed
 
  IX Troop Carrier Command (Grantham): Major General Paul L. Williams
    50th Troop Carrier Wing (Exeter airfield): Colonel Julian M. Chappell
      439th Troop Carrier Group (Upottery airfield): Lt. Colonel Charles H. Young
      440th Troop Carrier Group (Exeter airfield): Lt. Colonel Frank X. Krebs
      441st Troop Carrier Group (Merryfield airfield): Lt. Colonel Theodore G. Kershaw
      442nd Troop Carrier Group (Weston Zoyland airfield): Lt. Colonel Charles M. Smith
    52nd Troop Carrier Wing (Cottesmore airfield): Brigadier General Harold L. Clark
      61st Troop Carrier Group (Barkston Heath airfield): Colonel Willis W. Mitchell
      313th Troop Carrier Group (Folkingham airfield): Colonel James J. Roberts, Jr
      314th Troop Carrier Group (Saltby airfield): Colonel Clayton Stiles
      315th Troop Carrier Group (Spanhoe airfield): Colonel Hamish McLelland
      316th Troop Carrier Group (Cottesmore airfield): Colonel Harvey A. Berger
    53rd Troop Carrier Wing (Greenham Common airfield): Colonel Maurice M. Beach
      434th Troop Carrier Group (Aldermaston airfield): Colonel William B. Whitacre
      435th Troop Carrier Group (Welford airfield): Colonel Frank J. Mac Nees
      436th Troop Carrier Group (Membury airfield): Lt. Colonel Adriel N. Williams
      437th Troop Carrier Group (Ramsbury airfield): Colonel Cedric E. Hudgens
      438th Troop Carrier Group (Greenham airfield): Lt. Colonel John M. Donalson
 
  IX Bombardment Command (Little Walden airfield): Major General Samuel E. Anderson
    97th Bombardment Wing (Little Walden airfield): Brigadier General Edward N. Backus
      409th Bombardment Group (Little Walden airfield): Colonel Preston P. Pender
      410th Bombardment Group (Gosfield airfield): Colonel Ralph Rhudy
      416th Bombardment Group (Wethersfield airfield): Colonel Harold L. Mace
    98th Bombardment Wing (Earls Colne airfield): Colonel Millard Lewis
      323rd Bombardment Group (Earls Colne airfield): Colonel Wilson R. Wood
      387th Bombardment Group (Stine Cross airfield): Colonel Thomas M. Seymour
      394th Bombardmentr Group (Boreham airfield): Colonel Thomas B. Hall
      397th Bombardmentr Group (Rivenhall airfield): Colonel Richard T. Coiner, Jr
    99th Bombardment Wing (Great Dunmow airfield): Brigadier General Herbert B. Thatcher
      322nd Bombardment Group (Great Saling airfield): Colonel Glenn C. Nye
      344th Bombardment Group (Stansted Mountfitchet airfield): Colonel Reginald F. Vance
      386th Bombardment Group (Great Dunmow airfield): Colonel Joe W. Kelly
      391st Bombardment Group (Matching airfield): Colonel Gerard E. Williams
 
  IX Engineer Command (Bray Court): Brigadier General James B. Newman Jr
    922nd Engineer Aviation Regiment:
      816th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      818th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      820th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      834th Engineer Aviation Battalion
    924thEngineer Aviation Regiment:
      843rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
      846th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      852nd Engineer Aviation Battalion
      862nd Engineer Aviation Battalion
    925th Engineer Aviation Regiment:
      825th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      830th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion
      840th Engineer Aviation Battalion
    926th Engineer Aviation Regiment:
      819th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      826th Engineer Aviation Battalion
      833rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
      850th Engineer Aviation Battalion