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  • Nom
    Crash B-17G Sequatchiee
  • Lieu
    MONTLOUIS-SUR-LOIRE
  • Contribution
    Garnier Julien
  • ID
    1711.1821

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Memorials
Crash B-17G Sequatchiee
Crash B-17G Sequatchiee





Stele in tribute to the American crew of the Boeing B-17 Fortress Sequatchiee based at Framlingham  of the 390th Bomb Group570th Bomb Squadron of the 8th US Air Force, shot down by the FLAK on August 1, 1944 at this location.
Crew:
2nd Lt Anthony J. Forte. Pilot. Escaped then shot down by Gestapo and militia. Rests at Saint-James American Military Cemetery
2nd Lt Thomas R. Whitmore. Co-pilot. Escaped.
2nd Lt Charles C. Arnao. Navigator. Captured.
2nd Lt Gregory W. Collins. Bomber. Escaped, then shot by Gestapo and militia. Resting in USA.
Staff Sergeant Rawling E. O'Leary. Mechanic. Escaped
Sergeant Robert T. McKinght. Radio operator. Captured.
Sergeant Donald E. Jirrik. Machine gunner. Escaped.
 Sergeant John W. Craddock. Machine gunner. Captured.
Corporal Stephen C. Sideroff. Machine gunner.Captured.


Gregory W. Collins& and Anthony J. Forte, initially escapees, will be caught and then shot by the gestapo and militia on the night of August 3 to 4, 1944 at Lussault sur Loire.

 
Crash B-17G Sequatchiee
Crédit photo Julien Garnier.
Memoriaux
Crash B-17G Sequatchiee
Crédit photo Julien Garnier.
Memoriaux
Crash B-17G Sequatchiee
Crédit photo Julien Garnier.
Memoriaux

Crash B-17G Sequatchiee

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