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Douglas C-47 42-92061

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By the western side of the Route Saint-Thomas. Marker A vertical stone pillar with a black plaque with gold lettering commemorating the crash of an American C-47.

Monument Text:

Le 11 Aout 1943 s'ecrasait ici un C-47 Americain abattu par 2 Messerschmitt Allemands
L'equipage etait compose des :

Lieutenant scd Sidney H. Jablowitch d.c.d.
Lieutenant scd Loyd C. Mahurin d.c.d.
Officier Navigant Lois E. Rapin d.c.d.
Sergeant Cecil E. Bell sorti indemne
Caporal Sam Kahn d.c.d.

english translation:

An American C-47 crashed here on August 11th 1943 shot down by two German Messerschmitts.
The crew was composed of:
2nd Lt Sidney H. Jablowitch KIA
2nd Lt Lloyd C. Mahurin KIA
Navigator Lois E. Rapin KIA
Sergeant Cecil E. Bell Escaped
Corporal Sam Kahn KIA

Commemorates:

People:

Cecil E. "Ike" Bell

Sidney H. Jablowitz

Sam Kahn

Lloyd C. Mahurin

Louis E. Rapin

Units:

12th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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