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385th Bomber Group Museum

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On the west side of the road. Museum This museum keeps the memory to the 385th Bombardment Group alive. Objects from crashsites donated by veterans make up a large part of this collection. On 13 July 1944 two B-17 bombers of the 385th Bomb Group of the US Air Force collided over the town of Perlé. With a nearby monument, the museum is dedicated to the 18 airmen who lost their lives. The museum, housed in the rooms of an old school, has artifacts and parts of the B-17 bombers, and gives an insight into what life was like for air crew of the B-17s during the Second World War.

Source of information and photos: www.tracesofwar.com, archaeology-travel.com, www.facebook.com/385bg/

Monument Text:

 

Commemorates:

Units:

386th Bomber Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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