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Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo

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  • Nom
    Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo
  • Date
    1943-09-16
  • Lieu
    ERCÉ-EN-LAMÉE
  • Contribution
    Eric Le Bourvellec
  • ID
    3357.3481

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Memorials
Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo
Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo

Stele in memory of the American crew of the B-17 Fortress "El Diablo" of the 379th Bomb Group, 524th Bomb Squadron of the 8th US Air Force Army, shot down on September 16, 1943 by a German Focke Wulf 190 fighter at this location.

2 crew members were killed:

★2nd/Lt Floyd H Jamerson, pilot.
★T/Sgt John F Paznar, radio operator.


2 on the run

★1st/Lt John N Beilstein, bombardier.
★S/Sgt John Semach, machine gunner.

and 6 were taken prisoner

★2nd/Lt Joseph F Burkowski, navigator.
★S/Sgt Alvin M Rabun, machine gunner.
★S/Sgt Howard E Moody, machine gunner.
★S/Sgt James P Reid, machine gunner.
★T/Sgt Charles T Gray, machine gunner,
★2nd/Lt Earl H Guyette, co-pilot.

Photo credit and contribution Le Bourvellec Eric

 
Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo
Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo.
Memoriaux
Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo
Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo.
Memoriaux

Crash B-17 fortress El Diablo

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