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Dec 22, 2017

Holyhead US air tragedy remembered

Today is the anniversary of a plane accident near Holyhead in which eight US airmen lost their lives in 1944. Now we have placed QR codes by the memorial in ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

Breakwater Country Park so that visitors can see a photo of the plane, nicknamed "The Jigs Up", and read about the events of that night. There is only a small amount of information on the memorial itself, which features one of the plane's propeller blades, recovered from the seabed in 1992. Our information about the accident is also available here