2nd Lt Frank Grdenich

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61 Orne

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Aubusson

Coordinates : 48.78250,-0.55694 .  48°46'57"N 0°33'25"W .  48°46.950 N 0°33.417 W

The N roadside of the D229 contains a memorial commemorating a US aviator.

Take the D562 S from Caen then the D801 E and D229 W through town.
This monument commemorates the crash of the P38-Lightning fo the 434th FS 479th FG and the death of its pilot, 2nd Lt Frank Grdenich on June 19th 1944. The crash happened in the field behind the monument.

See other record :
1st Lieutenant W.A. Kuentzel Montilly-sur-Noireau

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Notified by : Stéphane Muret.  Jean-Claude Clouet.   Record added 10/08/2008.
Photos : Stéphane Muret (07/2008).
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Memorial 1st Lieutenant W.A. Kuentzel Aubusson Orne (61)
Stéphane Muret 07/2008