Lieutenant François de Truchis

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50 Manche

   City  : 

Granville (Iles Chausey)

Coordinates : 48.87276,-1.82750 .  48°52'22"N 1°49'39"W .  48°52.365 N 1°49.650 W

The B-24 "Daisy Mae Scraggs" 446th BG, 8th AF crashed here on June 8th 1944
The surviving crewmen were rescued from the sea by the inhabitants of Chausey

KIA: 2nd Lt Walter R. Allamann, Bombardier, T/Sgt Lewis B. Leedy, Engineer, S/Sgt Geo. E Griffith, B/T Gunner, S/Sgt William R. Nace, W/W Gunner, S/Sgt William A Sawyer, W/W Gunner.
Survivors : 1st Lt James Q. Ogden, Pilot ; 2nd Lt Raymond J. Morris, Co-Pilot; 2nd Lt William L. Lauten Navigator ; T /Sgt George H. Rupard, Radio Operator ; S/Sgt Frank D. DiLeva, T/T Gunner.

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Plate Aux pilotes de F-100 Granville (Iles Chausey) Manche (50)
Martial Pain 17/08/2020

Plate Aux pilotes de F-100 Granville (Iles Chausey) Manche (50)
Martial Pain 17/08/2020

Plate Aux pilotes de F-100 Granville (Iles Chausey) Manche (50)
Martial Pain 17/08/2020

Plate Aux pilotes de F-100 Granville (Iles Chausey) Manche (50)
Martial Pain 17/08/2020