B-17 Up and at them

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 56 Morbihan   City  : Crach
Coordinates : 47°36'59"N 3°0'0"W.  47.61650 -3.00004.  47°36.990 N 3°0.003 W

In a square next to the church, a memorial to a downed American air crew.
Take the N165 W from Vannes and get off onto the D28. Follow the latter S to Crach.
Dalc' Homp Sonj
"Let us Remember"

8th US Air Force - 379th Bomb Group - 526th Bomber Squadron

In memory of the B-17 "Up and At Them" crew that crashed at Kerdavid on May 29th 1943

2nd Lt W.S. Thomas POW
Maj J.O. Hall POW
2nd Lt W.S. Koves POW
2nd Lt J.H. Griffith POW
TSgt F.A. Adrick KIA
TSgt M.H. Belock KIA
Sgt R.M Vanderstraeten KIA
SSgt G.F. Hague KIA
SSgt C.E. Gallamore KIA
Sgt R.G. Kuehl KIA

Inaugurated on May 3rd 1997 by pilot Willard S. Thomas

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Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 21/02/2008.
Photos : Philippe Jegousse.
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Memorial B-17 Up and at them Crach Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse

Memorial B-17 Up and at them Crach Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse

Memorial B-17 Up and at them Crach Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse