Memorial Propeller Echt

In front of the Abbey Lilbosch in Echt is this propeller.It's a central memorial for the aircraft that crashed in the area of Echt-Susteren during World War Two. On an information panel the story of the 6 crashes can be read. The crash locations are all marked with a small memorial.

Text on the top of monument:

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
TO THE
AIR CREWS
OF THE
ALLIED FORCES
WHICH FOUGHT FOR
OUR FREEDOM IN
1940-1945 AND CRASHED IN THIS
TOWN


Text on front of monument:

THEY FLEW FOR
A PERMANENT
UNTHREATENED
SAFETY FOR
EACH OF US

FOR THEM WHO
DIDN'T REACH THEIR
HOMEBASE...

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