45 Loiret City :
Coordinates : 47.97595
47┬░58.557 N 2┬░8.658 E
A hedgerow on the northern side of the D124.
Take the D2152 NE then the D11 SE to Tra├«nou. Then take the D124 east. The monument is on the north side of the road.
The American B-24D Liberator 42-63977 "Los Angeles City Limits" crashed here on January 7th 1944.
In memory of the 6 aviators killed
1st Lt Earl T. Cooper - Pilot
1st Lt Arthur Acevedo - Co-Pilot
2nd Lt Pasquale Falco - Bombardier
TSgt Arthur Morin - Radio
SSgt William R. Powell - Gunner
SSgt Jack Harger - Gunner
And in praise of the 4 survivors
2nd Lt Robert A. Lawrenz - navigator
TSgt Harold R. Vines - Gunner
SSgt James P. Cobbs - Gunner
SSgt George H. Stillwell - Gunner
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Notified by : Yves Gondre.
Record added 21/12/2008.
Photos : Yves Gondre.
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