AIRPLANE DOWN - In the gray damp of early morning, Coast Guard Rescue Cutter 15, on patrol off Cherbough Peninsula, receives work that an Allied plane is down in the Channel. Fifty minutes later, the Coast Guardsmen spot a red flare and sight the floating wreckage of a Mospuito bomber. Quickly two British fliers are hauled to safety from their tossing "doughnut" life raft -- two more to the mounting record of more than 1,100 lives saved by the Coast Guard's rescue flotilla of doughty 83-footers on and since D-Day.
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