Hermes' Wings

History, Writing and Personal Musings

normandy – fraternization 4

Private First Class Clayton C. Hayes of Fox Company, 505th Infantry Regiment helps Normandy residents, Madame Digeon and Jacques Birette, with their luggage along the Route de Chef-du-Pont on the outskirts of St-Mère-Église on June 8, 1944. Hayes would die in combat in Holland on September 20, 1944, during Operation Market Garden. (NARA 111-SC-190287)

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