This is a very nice relic from the air war over Normandy. This is a large section of engine mount large metal hollow tube which is rusty but solid with connector mounts still attached and it still has lots of stainless steel airframe which has a lot of its original colours it has been cut away from a larger section but has also ripped, smashed and bent by the impact of the crash but is still very solid fairly heavy engine part it has been very well cleaned perfect for display or any collection it is 22 inches long in size. The part comes from B-24 Liberator shot down and crashed 15th June 1944 in Normandy shot down by German ace by Pips Priller. This item comes a A5 laminated information sheet with pilots photo and crash site photo and is a cracking relic from a US B-24 Liberator bomber number
42-95132 8AF 492BG858BS named 'Mojalajab' shot down and crashed in Normandy on June 15th 1944.
This B-24H Liberator was badly shot-up by Col. Joseph Priller (his 100th victory) on June 15,1944 mission to bomb the railroad bridge at Tours,France. The crew managed to limp the plane back to the Normandy beachhead before bailing out and all of them were able to return to England. This crew had had a rough time in combat prior to this mission having had one gunner killed and another badly wounded on the May 29,1944 mission. The entire crew was killed on the July 7,1944 mission
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