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B-17G 'Pacific Dream' (42-31110) Memorial

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By the side of the D144, on the side of the road in plain sight.

A small white vertical marker with an oval top and a French inscription commemorating the American aviators whose plane crashed in that location. The French and American flag flank the text on the sides of the marker.

B-17 "Pacific Dream (42-31110) of the 331st Bomber Squadron, 94th Bomber Group of the US 8th Air Force was shot down with 6 of the crew evading capture and 4 being taken as POWs. 

Monument Text:

(front) En ce lieu le 31 Dec. 1943 s'ecrasa un bombardier B-17de la 8eme US Air Force
(side) D144
(back) 10 sept. 1994 Bouye

English translation:

(front) On December 31st, 1943, a B-17 bomber from the 8th US Air Force crashed here.
(side) D144
(back) 10 Sept. 1994 Bouyer



Harvey B., Jr. Barr

Kenneth Carson

Stanley J. Dymek

Reuben Fier

Charles Hoyes

John C. McLaughlin

Clifford Hamilton “Robbie” Robinson

Alvin E. Sanderson

Elmer Leon Shue

Edward J. Sullivan


332nd Bomber Squadron, 94th Bomber Group (Heavy)

8th Air Force

United States Air Force



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