This Day In History: 1944-06-07

Fox Battery, 92nd LAA Regt (formerly 7th Loyals) deploy their 6 guns around the vital Caen Canal and Orne River bridges. 30 minutes later the first enemy aircraft attack, and over the next 5 days the Troop wards off constant attacks, including 11 by formations of up to 30 aircraft. They bring down no fewer than 17 aircraft, and the bridges remain intact.