2nd Lt. James L. Dyar - Captain Norman V. Beaman

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 61 Orne   City  : Putanges-le-Lac  anciennement sur La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage
Coordinates : 48°44'20"N 0°15'17"W.  48.73878 -0.25477.  48°44.327 N 0°15.286 W

The town church's cemetery contains a memorial to US aviators.

Take the D562/962 SW from Caen to Flers then the D924 E and D909 N to La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage. Turn W into town on Le Bourg to the town cemetery.
In memory of
Cpt Norman Beaman Escaped
2nd Lt James Dyar KIA
388th FS 365th FG
Shot down for our freedom on July 18th 1944

P-47D of 365th FG 388th FS including the 42-26124 who were shot down in aerial combat.

External links :
61 OrnePutanges-le-LacWW2American
Notified by : Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet.
Date observation : 2010
Record added 27/04/2010 
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Memorial 2nd Lt. James L. Dyar - Captain Norman V. Beaman Putanges-le-Lac Orne (61)
Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet 2010

Memorial 2nd Lt. James L. Dyar - Captain Norman V. Beaman Putanges-le-Lac Orne (61)
Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet 2010

Memorial 2nd Lt. James L. Dyar - Captain Norman V. Beaman Putanges-le-Lac Orne (61)
Philippe Bauduin + Jean-Claude Clouet 2010