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Simpson plaque

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Details:

On the side of the town's war memorial. Plaque A blue metal plaque honoring 2LT Robert Simpson who was killed near near when his fighter was shot down.  The plaque contains his photo, French and US flags, the insignia of hte 48th Fighter Squadron, the 14th Fighter Group, and hte 15th US Army Air Force as well as his medals and a mix of French and English text.

Monument Text:

2nd Lt Robert D. Simpson

06 aout a RASTEAU
Born March 2, 1921 in BANCROFT Mi.
MORT POUR LA FRANCE

Commemorates:

People:

Robert D. Simpson

Units:

14th Fighter Group

15th Air Force

48th Fighter Squadron

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

Operation Anvil Dragoon

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