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Monument is situated about 50 meters off the D47 on the west side of the road. Monument A curvy rose colored granite stele with French text in gold.  The 8th Air Force insignia is at the top along with a sketch of a B-17.  There is a picture of the crew in front of the plane at the bottom. The monument is dedicated to the B-17G "I'll Get By," shot down on 2 August 1944.   Inaugurated in August 2014.

Monument Text:

B17G-55-BO


To the memory of the crew of B17 shot down 2 August 1944

Capt BABER Robert
Lt KAYLOR Jasper
Lt DALLAS Raymond
Lt SOHM Frank
Tsgt WALROD Oscar
Tsgt HILL Robert
Ssgt PHILLPS [sic] Donald  
Ssgt COLLYER Walter
Capt BOCKMAN Elmer

Commemorates:

People:

Robert Oris Baber

Elmer Bockman

Walter Collyer

Raymond Dallas

Robert Hill

Jasper Wiley Kaylor

Donald Warren Phillips

Frank Sohm

Oscar Walrod

Units:

412th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy

U.S. Army Air Service

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

Normandy Invasion

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