LT Paris' crew gets shot down, 02 November 1944, during a mission to strike a secondary target at Merseberg, Germany. In 2002, pieces of the wreckage were recovered in a field near Kreypau, Germany, a suburb of Merseberg-Leuna. The artifacts are now on display at a museum at Merseberg.
Above, cylinder heads of one of #883's engines. Photo courtesy of Stephan Rolf Schilling.
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