Coordinates : 49°39'8"N 2°7'14"E
49°39.133 N 2°7.233 E
The main town square contains a plaque to US aviators in its local war memorial.
Place de la Mairie , Catheux , 60-Oise , Picardie , France Take the D8 SW from Amiens to Lavacquerie. Go S on the D97 then E on the D553 to Catheux.
Two B-17s of the 326th BS 92nd BG 8th AF USAAF were shot down by German fighters. February 8th 1944 – In memory of the crew members of the planes that crashed here, B-17s 42-31387 and 42-37984. The plaque of the crew of the B-17 42-37984 lies to the left: V SHEVCHIK M THORSON E WILLIAMS J PERILOT L STUMP E SIDDERS A VAN SELUS C WALL J SCANLON F HIGGINS All survived, 1 POW.
The plaque of the crew of the B-17 42-31387 lies to the right: E Mc MURRAY F FITZGERALD A HOFFMAN SCHEIMAN P BUCKNER H BARNETT W MERRITT A HERBER WARNER KNIGHT Five KIA.