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Drieslinter Church Memorial

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A memorial to First Lieutenant Olger I Aal, the pilot of P-47 44-19580, was inaugurated on 10 May 2015 at the church of Drieslinter in Belgium. His aircraft crashed between the hamlets of Helen-Bos and Melkwezer, both part of the community of Linter now.

Olger Aal's cousin, Irvin Aal, attended the unveiling of the memorial.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 August 2015 07:03:31 greenblue Changes to latitude and longitude
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Jon Aal, nephew

Date Contributor Update
01 June 2015 12:59:30 Lucy May Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, history, person associations and aircraft associations
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Correspondence between Luc Wittemans and the American Air Museum team.

Article in the Daily Express: http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/576172/Alfred-Ashcroft-VE-day-Belgium-1...

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