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B-17 42-30711 "Fertile Turtle Myrtle"

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In the wooded area to the S of the agricultural high school. Monument A stone pillar with a decorated base bearing an inscription commemorating the crash of a B-17 in the area during WWII.

Monument Text:

Genech reconnaissante
A la memoire des 8 aviateurs tombes le 29-1-1944
USA

english translation:

From a grateful community to the 8 US aviators that fell here on January 29th 1944.

Commemorates:

People:

Robert L. Baughn

Raymond T. DeVerse

Earl E. Goewert

James F. Holdren

Ewald Jr. Huebscher

Jesse T. Irving Jr.

Ronald F. Preston

Norman Wolff

Units:

407th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group

8th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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