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Quentin Roosevelt's Airplane Engine

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Details:

In the lobby of the Town Hall. Commemorative Object

Parts of a WWI airplane engine, purported to be the plane that Quentin Roosevelt was shot down in.  There is historical doubt as to the Roosevelt connection.

Monument Text:

Glorious remains of the airplane of Lieutenant Quentin Roosevelt, killed in an unequal aerial combat at Coulonges-en-Tardenois at the age of 21 years on the 14 July 1918 for the liberty of France.

Commemorates:

People:

Quentin Roosevelt

Units:

95th Aero Squadron 1st Pursuit Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWI