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On US Veterans Day, 11 NOV 2015 a commemoration & memorial ceremony was held at the crash site for the crew of:

US B-24 #42-7554, 445th BG , 702nd BS at the crash site in Mirns, Friesland, the Netherlands

On 22 DEC 1943, 7 of the 10 crew perished on that day.

Piloted by 1Lt John H. Allen (KIA).

There is a significant amount of information from this event.

This is a direct web link to the photos of the event:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/b-24_liberator_42-7554/albums

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVpI3Tf-GWc

Connections

People

  • John Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Pilot
    B-24 - #42-7554 - 8th AF, 445th BG, 702nd BS - stationed in NOV 1943 at RAF Tibenham. ...

  • Erwin / Edwin Bevins Jr

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Pilot
    B-24 - #42-7554 - 8th AF, 445th BG, 702nd BS - stationed in NOV 1943 at RAF Tibenham. ...

  • Anthony Destro

    Military | Second Lieutenant | B-24 Bombardier
    B-24 - #42-7554 - 8th AF, 445th BG, 702nd BS - stationed in NOV 1943 at RAF Tibenham. ...

  • Joseph Gill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    B-24 - #42-7554 - 8th AF, 445th BG, 702nd BS - stationed in NOV 1943 at RAF Tibenham. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2016 18:17:46 usafdo Changes to caption
Sources

A. L. DESTRO II

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2016 18:16:10 usafdo Created entry with caption
Sources

A. L. Destro II

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