B17 San Antonio - Rose Zegveld - NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61
N 52° 06.609 E 004° 49.125
31U E 624546 N 5774849
Quick Description: B17 San Antonio - Rose Zegveld
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/19/2022 4:44:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM15XRW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
Na een missie boven Duitsland werd de Amerikaanse bommenwerper "San Antonio Rose" van de 95th Bomb Group, 336h Bomb Squadron op zijn terugreis naar Groot Brittannië neergeschoten door Duitse jachtvliegtuigen.
Bij deze crash kwamen acht van de tien bemanningsleden om het leven. Bij de onthulling van het monument waren nabestaanden van de bemanningsleden aanwezig.
De historie van de neergestorte B-17 is te lezen op de website van Zegveld; (visit link) .
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After a mission over Germany, the American bomber "San Antonio Rose" of the 95th Bomb Group, 336h Bomb Squadron was shot down by German fighter planes on its way back to Great Britain.
Eight of the ten crew members were killed in the crash. Relatives of the crew members were present at the unveiling of the monument.
The history of the crashed B-17 can be read on the website of Zegveld; (visit link)
Date of Dedication: 2/21/1944

Property Permission: Public

Commemoration: bemanning van het vliegtuis

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