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The leftmost of the three memorial objects at the site.   Marker A plexiglass information panel in a wooden frame describes the history of the site.

Monument Text:

On 27 May 1944 a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 351st bomb group and 501st Bomb Squadron traversed our region after taking off from England.  The squadron's mission was a bombing run in Germany.  The B-17, which was one of the lead aircraft, was charged with dropping aluminum strips to disable German radar.  The plane, serial number 42-31975, and called "Windows" was attacked by a German Messerschmidt 109 fighter plane who brough down the big plane with its machine gun next to the stele in this area called La Maxerelle.


THIS STELE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE AMERICAN AVIATORS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR LIBERTY.
R J ATWOOD
N J BRUNING
B W HABECKER
E M HALE
H E HOPKINS
L A NORDQUIST
S A SNYDER
A  L WILLHITE
TWO SURVIVORS WERE ASSISTED BY THE RESIDENTS:
W R STROH
D E SUDDOCK

The memorial of Boslienpre was created at the initiative of Rene Durand. Inaugurated on 17 September 1989. it was erected by local French veterans with the support of the town who maintains the site.