B-17 of 533rd BS, 381st BG

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Orne

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La Coulonche

Coordinates : 48.64723,-0.45535 .  48°38'50"N 0°27'19"W .  48┬░38.834 N 0┬░27.321 W

The town hall has a memorial honoring US aviators in its front lawn.

Go SE on the D18 from Flers then take the D208 N to La Coulonche. In town head S on Les Pommiers.
50th Anniverary of the liberation of La Coulonche-August 15th 1944
533rd Bomber Squadron 381st Bomb Group

July 4th 1943 crash over La Coulonche 'Val de Vee' at 1230
In honor of the missing who died for freedom
2nd Lt. George O. Williams
T/Sgt. Albert G. Wackermann
S/Sgt. Henry W. Bauscher
S/Sgt. Francis F. Owens

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Notified by : Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet.   Record added 27/04/2010.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet (2010).
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Memorial B-17 of 533rd BS, 381st BG La Coulonche Orne (61)

Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet 2010 - Copyright information - Image use request

Memorial B-17 of 533rd BS, 381st BG La Coulonche Orne (61)

Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet 2010 - Copyright information - Image use request