Liberator 42-50603

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 54 Meurthe-et-Moselle   City  : Bainville-aux-Miroirs
Coordinates : 48°26'21"N 6°16'45"E.  48.43917 6.27917.  48°26.350 N 6°16.750 E

A small space on the E side of the D570 contains a US monument.
Take the A330/N57 S from Nancy and get off at the D9. Turn E on the D9 at the exit and then SE on the D9D to Bainville-aux-Miroirs. It will become the Rue de Leubeville. At its intersection with the D570 in town, the monument will be on the E side of the D570, a tad S of the intersection proper.
In memory of the American aviators that fell over Bainville-aux-Miroirs on September 16th 1944 while resupplying the French Resistance with weapons and materiel.
1/Lt Carl L. Lee
1/Lt George F. Bradbury
2/Lt Ernest G. Skwarn
T/Sgt Alforne A. De Vries
S/Sgt James G. Pirtle
S/Sgt Merril G. Brewer
858 Bomb SQ. 492 Bomb GP (H)

Consolidated B-24 Liberator N°42-50603.

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Notified by : Fabrice Loubette.   Record added 30/09/2011.
Photos : Fabrice Loubette (09/2011).
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Memorial Liberator 42-50603 Bainville-aux-Miroirs Meurthe-et-Moselle (54)
Fabrice Loubette 09/2011

Memorial Liberator 42-50603 Bainville-aux-Miroirs Meurthe-et-Moselle (54)
Fabrice Loubette 09/2011

Memorial Liberator 42-50603 Bainville-aux-Miroirs Meurthe-et-Moselle (54)
Fabrice Loubette 09/2011