Liberator 42-72870


14 Calvados

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Vire Normandie

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Coordinates : 48.81145,-0.76925 .  48°48'41"N 0°46'9"W .  48┬░48.687 N 0┬░46.155 W

A monument by the side of the road at an intersection commemorating Amercian aviators.
West of Bernieres Le Patry. Go on the D309, first right after Noron. The monument is 1km to the left at a 3 road intersection near the Anfernel castle.
In memory of the 6 American aviators fallen here on April 5th 1944 while bringing weapons and materials to the French Resistance.

2nd Lieutenant William W. Nicoll Pilot
2nd Lieutenant William C. Harris Navigator
2nd Lieutenant Thomas F. Davis Bombardier
Staff Sergeant Richard C. Bindel Mechanic
Staff Sergeant Warren A. Brewer Radio
Staff Sergeant Ralph A. Kittrell Gunner

50th Anniversary ┬ľ 1944

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Notified by : Marie Baud.   Record added 28/06/2009.
Photos : Marie Baud.
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Memorial Liberator 42-72870 Vire Normandie Calvados (14)
Marie Baud

Memorial Liberator 42-72870 Vire Normandie Calvados (14)
Marie Baud