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A scenic overlook on the coast off a turn-off of the D452. Monument A boulder with a black plaque bearing gold lettering commemorating American aviators.

Monument Text:

Ville de Piriac-sur-Mer
8th US Air Force
306th Bombardment Group
369th Bombardment Squadron

En souvenir des victimes du crash du B-17F N41-24478 a 1,5 mille en mer le 23 Novembre 1942.

Lt Isbell Clay E. - Pilote - Tue
Lt Fulton Dyer - Co-Pilote - Tue
Lt Fryer Peter J. - Navigateur - Prisonnier
Lt Burden Abraham - Bombardier - Prisonnier
Sgt Grenke Erwin - Mecanicien - Tue
Sgt Krijak Robert S. - Radio - Tue
Sgt Kostecki Edward - Mitrailleur - Tue
Sgt Lindsey David W. - Mitrailleur - Tue
Sgt Buckminster Ray E. - Mitrailleur - Tue
Sgt Houx George L. - Mitrailleur - Tue

Inaugure par Peter J. Fryer, navigateur rescape le 23 Novembre 2003

english translation:

In memory of the victims of the B-17F N41-24478 crash 1,5 nautical miles from shore on November 23rd, 1942.

Lt Isbell Clay E. - Pilot - KIA
Lt Fulton Dyer - Co-Pilot - KIA
Lt Fryer Peter J. - Navigator - POW
Lt Burden Abraham - Bombardier - POW
Sgt Grenke Erwin - Mechanic - KIA
Sgt Krijak Robert S. - Radio - KIA
Sgt Kostecki Edward - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Lindsey David W. - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Buckminster Ray E. - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Houx George L. - Gunner - KIA

Inaugurated by Peter J. Fryer, rescued navigator, on November 23rd, 2003.

Commemorates:

People:

Ray E. Buckminster

Abraham L. Burden

Peter J. Fryer

Dyer Fulton

Ervin Grenke

George L. Houx

Clay M. Isbell

Edward Kostecki

Robert S. Krijak

David W. Lindsey

Units:

369th Bomber Squadron, 306th Bomb Group, Heavy

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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