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B-17 42-107048

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Details:

On the E roadside of the Rue de l'Amiral Fleuriais. Monument A brick frame with an inlaid black plaque with white lettering commemorating a B-17 that crashed in the area during WWII.

Monument Text:

Hommage aux aviateurs du B-17 Americain tombe a Eswars le 12 Juin 1944

R. Eisele
M. Gladstone
E. Longoria
L.F. Girard Jr.
L.M. Cowley
S.A. Friedman
M. Schenker
R. Millard
R.L. Bell
E.J. Vallee seul survivant

English translation: 

In honor of the American B-17 Aviators that fell at Eswars o 12 June 44.  EJ Vallee sole survivor

Commemorates:

People:

Richard L. Bell

Louis M. Cowley

Roy Eisele

Szymon A. Friedman

Louis F. Girard Jr.

Melvin Gladstone

Efrain Longoria

Ralph Millard

Murray Schenker

Units:

360th Bomber Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, Heavy

8th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII