B-17F The Concho Clipper

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 56 Morbihan   City  : Ploeren
Coordinates : 47°39'24"N 2°51'58"W.  47.65667 -2.86611.  47°39.400 N 2°51.967 W

The town hall of Ploeren displays a plaque in its lobby honoring US airmen.
Take the N165 W from Vannes and get off S on the D127. Once clear of the roundabouts turn SW on Rue de Guernehue. Follow it W onto Rue de Ker Ana and then turn N on Rue de la Mairie. The monument is in the town hall, on the E side of the road.
In memory of the crew and victims of the B-17 42-29838 "The Concho Clipper"'s crash over Ploeren on May 29th 1943.
Colonel J. Russell
Leo Grikstas
Charles B. Woehrle
Roy P. Stealey
Wayne L. Baldwin
James F. Welk
Nahannie Bader
Maurice A. McLaughlin
Charles T. Eaton
Frederick D. Williams

There is also a plaque for a Bf109 pilot.

External link :
56 MorbihanPloerenWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Marc Bonas.
Photos : Philippe Jegousse.
Record added 09/10/2007 
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Plate B-17F The Concho Clipper Ploeren Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse

Plate B-17F The Concho Clipper Ploeren Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse

Plate B-17F The Concho Clipper Ploeren Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse

Plate B-17F The Concho Clipper Ploeren Morbihan (56)
Philippe Jegousse