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B-24 Liberator “Hell’s Angel” Stone

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Details:

On the south side of the road, in the grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Placed at the east side beside a cross.

Marker

A large grey granite stone with Polish text inscription honoring the six crewmembers of B-24 bomber nicknamed “Hell’s Angel” who lost their lives for Poland’s freedom. The crew was shot down by the German anti-aircraft artillery on September 13, 1944.

Monument Text:

W TYM MIEJSCU

13.IX.1944

POLEGŁO W WALCE O WOLNOŚĆ

POLSKI

SZEŚCIU LOTNIKÓW

SIŁ POWIETRZNYCH USA

 

CZEŚĆ ICH PAMIĘCI

 

SPOŁECZEŃSTWO ZIEMI WADOWICKIEJ

 

English Translation:

IN THIS VICINITY

ON SEPTEMBER 13, 1944

FELL IN THE FIGHT FOR POLISH FREEDOM

SIX AVIATORS

US AIR FORCE

 

HONOR THEIR MEMORY

 

SOCIETY OF THE WADOWICE LAND

Commemorates:

Units:

831st Bomber Squadron, 485th Bomber Group (Heavy)

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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