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B-17 42-5058

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To the right of the town church entrance located next to the town's war memorial. Monument A circular boulder with a red "8th Air Force" inscription set atop a stone rectangle bearing a grey plaque with gold lettering commemorating the dead airmen of the two B-17s that were shot down in the area during WWII.

Monument Text:

8TH US AIR FORCE B-17

 

EN SOUVENIR DES VICTIMES DU CRASH

DU HUN HUNTER ET BOOMERANG

LE 16/02/1943

 

 

ROBERT R. MERICLE

CARL E. OLSON JR.

LEONARD E. DUNCAN

HOWARD M. JONES

RALPH A. LIVENGOOD

MICHAEL J. STANKO

HERBERT H. BURNETTE

ERBAN L. JONES

JOHN E. CARPENTER JR.

 

 

INAUGURE PAR HENRY BURMAN

PILOTE RESCAPE DU HUN HUNTER

LE 18/09/1994

 

 

English translation:

 

In memory of the victims of the Hun Hunter and Boomerang crashes on February 16th 1943

 

(-list of name here-)

 

 

Inaugurated by pilot Henry Burman Hun Hunter survivor September 18th 1994.

Commemorates:

People:

Herbert Hemby Burnette

John, Erwin, Jr. Carpenter

Leonard Ervin Duncan

Erban Lloyd Jones

Howard Maughan Jones

Ralph A. Livengood

Robert R. Mericle

Carl E., Jr. Olson

Michael J. Stanko

Units:

364th Bomber Squadron, 305th Bomb Group, Heavy

422nd Bomber Squadron, 305th Bomber Group, Heavy

8th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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