Frederick Olson Briggs
553rd Bomber Squadron
Date of Death:
Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Me
Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf ClustersPurple Heart
Pilot of the B-26 Marauder 41-31805, 1stLt Briggs took off from Dunmow, Essex, UK, before crashing into a FW-190 12km SO of Lisieux while on a mission to bomb a bridge near Ecouché.