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B-17 42-97904

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Details:

On the E side of the D908 at the exit of Hattonville. Monument A small stone wall set on a stone slab bearing four grey plaques detailing information about the crash of the B-17 42-97904 "Lady Jeannette" during WWII. This is the only 8th USAAF bomber to crash in Europe where both pilots were awarded the Medal of Honor.  The actual crash site is down the road beside the memorial, keeping left until the end of the road is reached.

Monument Text:

(See plaques)

Commemorates:

People:

Robert A. Dunlap

James O. Fross

Daniel J. Gott

Russell W. Gustafson

John A. Harland

Joseph F. Harms

Herman B. Krimminger

William E. Metzger Jr.

William R. Robbins

Units:

729th Bombardment Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group, Heavy

8th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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