B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva»

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22 C├┤tes-d'Armor

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Plourhan

Coordinates : 48.63114,-2.86940 .  48°37'52"N 2°52'10"W .  48┬░37.869 N 2┬░52.164 W

An engine helice mounted on a rectangular stone slab with inlaid symmetrical gold crosses and writing commemorating American aviators.
Going west on the N12, take the D6 north-west to the D4 Rue des Plages, which you take north-east until you switch over to the D51 and head north until you reach Plourhan. The monument is in Place de la Victoire, behind the city's monument for the dead.
A monument presenting a three-pronged helice on a star-shaped engine. The remains are those of the BOEING B17F FLYING FORTRESS 42-29878 ┬źLady Godiva┬╗ of the 526th Bomber Squadron of the USAAF that were brought up from the ocean floor off the Saint Quay isles. An engraved plaque completes the ensemble.

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Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 05/04/2010 22/10/2017.
Photos : Claude Dannau (07/2017), Michel Marie.
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Memorial B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva» Plourhan Côtes-d'Armor (22)
Claude Dannau 07/2017

Memorial B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva» Plourhan Côtes-d'Armor (22)
Claude Dannau 07/2017

Memorial B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva» Plourhan Côtes-d'Armor (22)
Claude Dannau 07/2017

Memorial B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva» Plourhan Côtes-d'Armor (22)
Claude Dannau 07/2017

Memorial B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva» Plourhan Côtes-d'Armor (22)
Claude Dannau 07/2017

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