C-47A 42-24077

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 50 Manche   City  : Picauville
Coordinates : 49°22'46"N 1°23'58"W.  49.37935 -1.39950.  49°22.761 N 1°23.970 W

Picauville's town church is the site of a complex memorial to four downed american planes.
Take the N13 NW from Caen to Sainte-Mere-Eglise then the D15 W and turn SE on the D69. The monument is on the N side of the road in the town.
US Ninth Air Force
IX Troop Carrier Command
53rd Troop Carrier Wing
435th Troop Carrier Group
77th Troop Carrier Squadron

C-47A Sn. 42-24077 IB-J
Crew:
1Lt James J. Hamblin Pilot
2Lt Joseph E. Kowalski Co-Pilot
SSgt Milton E. Jones Crew Chief
Sgt Clarence A. Reverski Radio Operator

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Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 10/02/2008.
Photos : Régis Biaux (07/03/2015).
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Monument C-47A 42-24077 Picauville Manche (50)
Régis Biaux 07/03/2015

Monument C-47A 42-24077 Picauville Manche (50)
Régis Biaux 07/03/2015