Grave of Lieutenant Dean N. Post, Jr.

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Title

Grave of Lieutenant Dean N. Post, Jr.

Alternative Title

Grave of Lt. Dean Post

Subject

World War II, 1939-1945
Army
Veterans--Florida

Description

The gravesite of Lieutenant Dean N. Post, Jr. (1921-1944). Lt. Post was a pilot from Tampa, Florida, who served in the U.S. Army during World World II with the 357th Fighter Group of the 264th Fighter Squadron. His airplane crashed in Martimpré, France, on May 27, 1944, and was executed by German authorities after being hidden by French citizens in Gérardmer. Lt. Post is buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

Creator

Didier, Jean

Source

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph by André Voirin, May 27, 1944. http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=2675.

Date Created

1944-05-29

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

233 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

fre

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Gérardmer, France

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Jean Didier.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Bates, Chris
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Dean Post." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTZL-TCM.
"Crash du P-51 Mustang - type B-10-NA - s/n 42-106632 C5*?" Franch-Crashes 39-45. http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=2675.
"Missing Air Crew Reports." fold3.com. https://fold3.com/image/28628684/?terms=Dean%20Post.
Frommer, Jean-Loup. "1st Ltt Post N. Dean Jr." Aérostèles. http://www.aerosteles.net/stelefr-gerardmer-post.

Transcript

La tombe de l'aviateur américain Post DEAN, assassiné à Gérardmer, le 29 mai 1944. La tombe fut recoverte de gerbes de lilas par les Gérômois. Les Allemands firent enlever les fleurs à plusiers reprises...Photo Jean Didier
The grave of an American aviator
Post DEAN, murdered in Gerardmer,
May 29, 1944.
The tomb was covered with lilac wreaths by Gérômois.
The Germans did remove the flowers several times ...

Photo Jean Didier

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Original Format

1 black and white photograph

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