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B-17 Bodillo Memorial

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  • Nom
    B-17 Bodillo Memorial
  • Date
    1942-10-21
  • Lieu
    SAINT-VOUGAY
  • Contribution
    KilroyTrip
  • ID
    1448.1553

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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial

Memorial in honor of the B-17 "The Big Bitch" shot down by German fighters at this precise location on October 21, 1942.
Starting from PoleBrook (England) the B-17 was attacked by German fighters and exploded in flight.

Unit: 341st Bomber Squadron, 97th Bomber Group, Heavy

Crew:

Captain John M. Bennett captured then taken prisoner.
Lieutnant William F. Galey Died in action lies in USA.
Lieutnant Robert E. Jackson captured then taken prisoner.
First Lieutnant Thomas L. Morgan Died in action lies in St James Cemetery Plot I, Row 9, Grave 12. Purple Heart decoration.
Sergeant McCleary H. Harper Died in action lies in USA.
Sergeant John Dwight Hyman Died in action lies in USA.
Sergeant William J. Thompson lies in St James Cemetery Plot I, Row 9, Tomb 12. Decorations: Air Medal, Purple Heart.
★ Sergeant Andrew L. Jackson lies in St. James Cemetery Plot I, Row 10, Tomb 6. Decorations : Air Medal, Purple Heart.
S/Sergeant Jim D. Combs Died in action rests in the USA.
★ S/Sergeant Georges W. Wright Died in action rests in the USA.

Photo credit Philippe Boudot.

 
B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial
B-17 Bodillo Memorial.
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B-17 Bodillo Memorial

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