Memorials to Allied Airmen in WWII


This page of the AFEES website will be devoted to memorials to Allied airmen killed in WWII.  The webmaster welcomes contributions of photos.   Because of the sheer number of such memorials, it will be necessary to limit the number of photos to one per memorial.  The photos will be in order by country.   A brief description of each memorial, including location, date of dedication (if known), and the best way to describe the memorial would be welcome.  The identifying information appears below the photo.  Please contact the webmaster if you have photos to submit.  If there are websites containing photos of memorials in a particular country, links to them will be shown first under the heading for that country.  This page was started in January 2017 and is under construction.


Link to memorial in Gaalmarden, Belgium.  Click here.

Loes de Swaart stands next to the memorial dedicated to the crew of the B-17F “Our Bay-Bee” which crashed at this location near “Lock 6” of the canal Antwerp-Luttich in the Mol/Dessel-Achterbos area of Belgium, August 17, 1943.
The memorial was dedicated the weekend of September 9-10, 2017.


To view a website containing photos of all WWII memorials in France as well as French memorials outside of France, click here.  For a good example of one such memorial, this one dedicated to the 8th Air Force airmen who served in WWII, click here.  The memorials displayed below are a sampling

Commune de Saint-Bazeille, James d’Amore, 5 March 1944.  Submitted by Jean Michel Dozier.

Submitted by Bernard Ballenger

Mc Kee Crew.  Submitted by Bernard Ballenger.

Equipage Crew. La Guérinière – île de Noirmoutier.  Submitted by Jean Michel Dozier.

B-17 42-29967. La Guérinière – île de Noirmoutier.  Submitted by Jean Michel Dozier.

Pilot Officer W.S.P. Griffiths, RAF.  Submitted by Jean Michel Dozier.

Bombardier John H. Roten.  On a house at Noirmoutier.  Photo by Jean Paul Brochard.  Submitted by Jean Michel Dozier.

En Souvenir des Victimes du B17-G “Georgia Rebel” Abattu le 28 Avril 1944 (submitted by Frederic Henoff):

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