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Memorial B-17 "Berlin Ambassador"

This memorial at the Eikenlaan in the borough of Berkum in Zwolle commemorates the crewmembers of an American B-17 bomber.

Text on the memorial:
In memory of the brave young men who saved our town from a disaster

On 11 January 1944, a B-17 "Flying Fortress" of the 388-ste Bomb Group (H) of the American 8th Airforce crashed on this location. Five crewmembers were killed.

The plaques contains the names of all the crewmembers.

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  • Text: Eric vd Reek
  • Photos: Eric vd Reek