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"A copy of a letter typed by the head of the Civil Defence during WWII and signed by the Mayor of Halsteren on 21-07-1944.
It’s in Dutch of course. The letter gives information about the "Quivering Box” that was hit by Flak and the remains came down in the polders of Halsteren."



  • 42-100315 Quivering Box

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24J "Quivering Box of 446th Bomb Group / 705th Bomb Squadron was hit by Flak on return from the 21 July 1944 mission to Munich, Germany. One engine caught fire imediately and another stopped. According to a statement in the Missing Air Crew Report ...


Date Contributor Update
16 August 2016 16:07:21 Lucy May Created entry with caption

Sent through to the museum by researcher Henk C. van Aert. Captions also provided by the researcher.