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Tincourt-Boucly American Aviator Memorial

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Details:

Outside the entrance of the cemetery on a patch of grass underneath trees. Monument The monument is a 1.5 meter tall, rectangular concrete monument with a black marble plaque on the front center of the monument. 


The monument commemorates American aviators who crashed in the area during World War II. In particular, it honors members of the 36th Bomber Squadron, Heavy, whose B-24 bomber crashed nearby on November 10, 1944, and the 1st Bomber Sqaudron, 397th Bomber Group, whose B-26 Marauder, "Where's It At?," crashed nearby on January 22, 1945. 

There is a more detailed monument that has a detailed description of the story of these two crashes 1,200 meters northwest of this monument on the edge of Bois de Buire

Monument Text:

A la Mémoire
des Aviateurs Américains
Tombés à TINCOURT BOUCLY
les 10 novembre 1944
et 22 janvier 1945

La Commune de TINCOURT BOUCLY

English Translation:

In Memory
of American Aviators
Who died in TINCOURT BOUCLY
November 10, 1944
and January 22, 1945

The Commune of TINCOURT BOUCLY

Commemorates:

People:

Samuel Michael Assey

Frank Anthony Bartho

Richard H. Boettcher

Richard R. Britanik

Robert H. Casper

Jackson K. Chestnut

Joseph P. Danahy

Joseph M. Dubois

Mike Flores

William G. Glass

Frederick Gustave Grey

Joseph R. Hornsby

Raymond G.  Mears

Hugh Wesly Robbins

Robert R. Veliz

Pete B. Yslava

Units:

1st Bomb Squadron, 397th Bomb Group

36th Bomb Squadron, 482nd Bomb Group, Heavy

8th Air Force

9th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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