B-17F 42-29878 «Lady Godiva»

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 22 Côtes-d'Armor   City  : Plourhan
Coordinates : 48°37'52"N 2°52'10"W.  48.63114 -2.86940.  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 «Lady 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.

External link :
22 Côtes-d'ArmorWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Marc Bonas.
Photos : Michel Marie.  Claude Dannau.
Date observation : 1) date unknown 2) 07/2017
Record added 05/04/2010 Record modified 22/10/2017 
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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

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)
Michel Marie