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Donald A. Tracy Plaque

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Details:

This commemorative plaque is located just across the street from the Camaret-sur-Aigue church. On the west side of the church (Rue de l'Église), there is a small pedestrian area with benches and trees. The monument can be found in the northeast corner of this area, just off of Rue des Anciens Combattants, at the height of a typical street sign.  Plaque This blue rectangular plaque features a picture of Lt. Tracy in the center surrounded by depictions of the American and French flags, his decorations, the Army Air Force Aviator Badge (top-center), the town seal of Cabaret-sur-Aigue (left-middle), the 49th Fighter Squadron insignia (right-middle), the 15th U.S. Army Air Force insignia (bottom-left), his Snookie II fighter jet (bottom-center), and the 14th Fighter Group insignia (bottom-right). 

Monument Text:

"2nd Lt. Donald A. Tracy
[Cross Symbol] 13 Août 1944 à Camaret sur Aigues
Born Detroit Mi. October 22th 1922
MORT POUR LA FRANCE"

English Translation:

"2nd Lt. Donald A. Tracy
[Cross Symbol] August 13 1944 at Cabaret sur Aigues
Born Detroit Mi. October 22th 1922
DIED FOR FRANCE"

Commemorates:

People:

Donald A. Tracy

Units:

14th Fighter Group

15th Air Force

49th Fighter Squadron, 14th Fighter Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII