B-26 Marauder 41-31805

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Lessard-et-le-Chêne

Coordinates : 49.07361,0.11806 .  49°4'25"N 0°7'5"E .  49┬░4.417 N 0┬░7.083 E

A monument on a gravel plot commemorating American aviators.
In Lessard-et-le-Chêne's city hall main square.
In memory of the american aircrew that fell on Lessard-et-le-Chene July 28th, 1944

Martin B-26 Marauder
386th Bomber Group 553rd Bomber Squadron
Pilot 1stLt. Frederick O. Briggs
Co-pilot 1stLt. Leon C. Higginbotham
Bombardier 1stLt Claude C. Cannaday
Radio T/Sgt Selwyn B. Danowitz
Engineer S/Sgt Charley Manford Johns
Gunner S/Sgt Robert J. Birmingham

Dead for our freedom
A grateful community

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Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.   Record added 27/06/2011.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin (2011).
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Memorial B-26 Marauder 41-31805 Lessard-et-le-Chêne Calvados (14)
Philippe Bauduin 2011

Memorial B-26 Marauder 41-31805 Lessard-et-le-Chêne Calvados (14)
Philippe Bauduin 2011

Memorial B-26 Marauder 41-31805 Lessard-et-le-Chêne Calvados (14)
Philippe Bauduin 2011