Liberator The Flying Fool

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 61 Orne   City  : La Lande-Saint-Siméon
Coordinates : 48°49'29"N 0°26'11"W.  48.82480 -0.43640.  48°49.488 N 0°26.184 W

The town hall's garden contains a memorial to US aviators.

Take the D562 SW from Caen to Conde-sur-Noireau then follow the D511/70/15/224 E. Get on Les Dimperies then Le Hamel to La Lande-Saint-Siméon shortly after the D224 turns S.
In memory of the airmen of the 409th BS 23rd BG 8th AF who died for our freedom over La Lande Saint Simeon on August 13th 1944

2nd Lt Robert J. Andrino
2nd Lt William H. Bradford
SSgt Henry A. Hagler
Sgt Joseph G. Lawruszko

8th USAAF G23 Sq409
B24 Liberator "The Flying Fool"

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Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.   Record added 29/09/2008.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin (09/2008).
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Memorial Liberator The Flying Fool La Lande-Saint-Siméon Orne (61)
Philippe Bauduin 09/2008

Memorial Liberator The Flying Fool La Lande-Saint-Siméon Orne (61)
Philippe Bauduin 09/2008