Group captain Eustace Hope
50 Manche City : Bretteville
Coordinates : 49°39'12"N 1°31'44"W
49°39.200 N 1°31.733 W
A small stone alcove on the southern side of the road.
From Cherbourg take the D116 east then take the Chemin des Brules east. The monument is on the south side of the road.
In praise of American P-47 pilot Alvin Bessey who was shot down on June 22nd 1944 over the town of Bretteville en Saire.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to relive it. -GS
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Notified by : Pierre LABAUDINIERE.
Record added 18/06/2017.
Photos : Pierre LABAUDINIERE (23/04/2017).
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