Here, where the American lead bomber with the Group Leader Capt. Chilton and the Wing Commander Major McCoy crashed; the names of the dead airmen of both nations shall be recorded. In constant memory, may their fate remind the living to contribute to everlasting peace and friendship between people and nations.
On the 27th of September 1944, the 8th United States Air Force unleashed a maximum effort air strike against targets in North Central Germany. There are 35 b-24 liberator heavy bombers which left that fateful morning. This mission marked as one of the most notorious in military aviation history.
Author Tom Harrison uncovers this baffling and tragic event in his new publication, Kassel.
Heartrending and poignant, this book recounts the disastrous incidents that lead to an unfortunate fate of those brave combatants who lost their lives that day.