B-17 42-5053

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44 Loire-Atlantique

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Saint-Colomban

Coordinates : 47.03433,-1.58098 .  47°2'4"N 1°34'52"W .  47°2.060 N 1°34.859 W

A small clearing on the southern side of Rue Besson.
South on the A83 take exit 1 and the D178 SW to Pont James then the D317 north and turn SW on Besson road. The monument is on the southern side of the road.
Monument to a B-17 shot down by AA fire on July 4th 1943. A panel describes the event in French and English.

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Notified by : Pierre Pécastaingts.   Record added 25/02/2007 07/09/2020.
Photos : Pierre Pécastaingts (07/02/2007, 17/07/2020).
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Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 17/07/2020

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 17/07/2020

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007

Memorial B-17 42-5053 Saint-Colomban Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 07/02/2007