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The chapel on the Rue de Wagnée in Florée, at the edge of the field where the « Belle Ringer » crashed on 14 March 1945. A plaque to the memory of Engineer Sgt Kenneth S. Kingsland before its unveiling on 12 March 2016. (Photo Amand Collard). Inset : a photo of part of the crashed B-24 with the chapel visible in the background. This 1945 photo allowed Denis Abel to locate the crash place in 2014.



  • Kenneth Kingsland

    Military | Sergeant | Flight Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
    After finishing his studies, Kenneth Kingsland was employed as an assembler at the Pratt & Whitney United Aircraft Corporation's engine factory in East Hartford, Connecticut. Married to Dorothy, he decided to volunteer like younger men and enlisted in...


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18 March 2016 14:00:34 ED-BB Created entry with caption and person associations

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