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1st Lt Burleigh E. Curtis

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Details:

S of the D924's roundabout over the railroad tracks on the E side of the D20. Marker A circular hedge framing a boulder bearing a black plaque with gold lettering commemorating Lt Curtis who crashed in the area during WWII.

Monument Text:

1st Lieutenant Burleigh Edward Curtis pilote USAAF O-74531
G 362nd Sq 377th

Mort pour la liberte le 13.06.1944 a 21h25 en bombardant ce pont a bord de son P-47 Thunderbolt

english translation:

He died for liberty on June 13th 1944 at 2125 while bombing this bridge with his P-47 Thunderbolt

Commemorates:

People:

Burleigh E. Curtis

Units:

377th Fighter Squadron, 362nd Fighter Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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