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Eure-et-Loir

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Fontenay-sur-Eure

Coordinates : 48.40426,1.39436 .  48°24'15"N 1°23'40"E .  48┬░24.255 N 1┬░23.662 E

A clearing at the intersection of the D921 and D114.
Take the D921 southwest out of Chartres until you come to the D114 intersection. The monument is there.
Crew of the B-26 42-96199 KS-S of the 387th Bomb Group, 557th Bomber Squadron, shot down by German AA fire on a bombing mission to the Chartres airfield on May 26th 1944.

Pilot Lt Smith Robert N.
Co-Pilot Lt Bartholome Neil G.
Bombardier 2nd Lt Wright Walter L.
Mechanic SSgt Morton Clyde N.
Radio SSgt Farfaras George S.
Gunner SSgt Brown William L.

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Notified by : Jean Pierre.   Record added 22/09/2012.
Photos : Arnaud Theron (09/2012), Jean Pierre (09/2012), Claude Dannau (30/07/2020).
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Memorial B-26 Marauder 42-96199 Fontenay-sur-Eure Eure-et-Loir (28)

Arnaud Theron 09/2012 - Copyright information - Image use request

Memorial B-26 Marauder 42-96199 Fontenay-sur-Eure Eure-et-Loir (28)

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Memorial B-26 Marauder 42-96199 Fontenay-sur-Eure Eure-et-Loir (28)

Jean Pierre 09/2012 - Copyright information - Image use request

Memorial B-26 Marauder 42-96199 Fontenay-sur-Eure Eure-et-Loir (28)

Claude Dannau 30/07/2020 - Copyright information - Image use request

Memorial B-26 Marauder 42-96199 Fontenay-sur-Eure Eure-et-Loir (28)

Arnaud Theron 09/2012 - Copyright information - Image use request

Memorial B-26 Marauder 42-96199 Fontenay-sur-Eure Eure-et-Loir (28)

Arnaud Theron 09/2012 - Copyright information - Image use request