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Memorial B-17G Midwoud

In front of the church in Midwoud stands a Memorial with a propeller to commemorate the crew of the B-17G with serial 44-6601. On the stone the following text is inscribed:

In commemoration of the American aircrew, crashed on January 20th 1945
Claude H. Bogert
Warren F. Neilsen
Carl F. Chilberg
Thomas A. Rogan
Williams D. Melvin
Andrew Shanks
William L. Monroe
Salamone Sylvester
and the Dutch resistance man Johannes Petrus Roosje shot on February 17th 1945

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  • Text: Arjan Vrieze
  • Photos: Jan Keijzer