14 Calvados City : Lessard-et-le-Chêne
Coordinates : 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.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin.
Date observation : 2011
Record added 27/06/2011
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