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Memorial Air Battle Ehrwald

This is a memorial in commemoration of the heaviest airbattle over Tirol on August 3rd 1944. German fighters shot down 8 Liberator bombers of the 15th USAAF. 30 crew members were killed, while 49 were able to rescue themselves by bailing out, only to become prisoners of war.

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Source

  • Text: Lennard Bolijn
  • Photos: Mark Meijer