Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Pennsylvania: West Nantmeal Township Monument dedication commemorates 1943 B-24 bomber plane crash

West Nantmeal Township and Historical Commission will be hosting the dedication of a plaque and monument commemorating the crew of a B-24 bomber plane which crashed, while on a training mission, in West Nantmeal Township on December 4, 1943. The dedication will be held at the West Nantmeal Township Park at 11 a.m. on September 23. 


West Nantmeal Township and Historical Commission will be hosting the dedication of a plaque and monument commemorating the crew of a B-24 bomber plane which crashed, while on a training mission, in West Nantmeal Township on Dec. 4, 1943. The dedication will be held at the West Nantmeal Township Park at 11 a.m. on Sept. 23.

Family members of the lone surviving member will be in attendance. Crash artifacts, collected in a local farmer’s field, will be on display. Bob Ford, a collector and local historian, will display WWII uniforms and memorabilia, as well as share personal stories of local veterans, including an ace pilot, bombardier, and POW, 2 of whom he interviewed.

For more information, visit www.westnantmealhc.org

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