B-17 Old Glory

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 59 Nord   City  : Tressin
Coordinates : 50°37'2"N 3°11'26"E.  50.61717 3.19062.  50°37.030 N 3°11.437 E

The town's church cemetery contains a memorial to US aviators.

Rue Pierre Brabant , Tressin , 59-Nord , Nord-Pas-de-Calais , France
Take the D941 E from Lille and then turn N on Rue Pierre Brabant. The monument is off the W side of the road in the church cemetery.
In memory of the crew of the B-17 43-31432 « Old Glory » of the 303rd Bomb Group USAAF that crashed on June 22nd 1944.

External link :
59 NordWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Cédric Sauteraud.   Record added 11/11/2008.
Photos : Cédric Sauteraud (03/11/2008).
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Plate B-17  Old Glory Tressin Nord (59)
Cédric Sauteraud 03/11/2008

Plate B-17  Old Glory Tressin Nord (59)
Cédric Sauteraud 03/11/2008

Plate B-17  Old Glory Tressin Nord (59)
Cédric Sauteraud 03/11/2008

Plate B-17  Old Glory Tressin Nord (59)
Cédric Sauteraud 03/11/2008

Plate B-17  Old Glory Tressin Nord (59)
Cédric Sauteraud 03/11/2008