2003 : 60th anniversary of USAAF mission no. 171 : SW France 31st December 1943
To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the USAAF mission over the South West with the loss of 19 B-17s and 6 B-24s with many of their crew killed or taken as prisoners of war, three veterans, Coleman Goldstein, Herbert Brill (92nd BG) and Norbert Laurentz (94th BG) returned to the region for the yearly ceremony held on 31st December at the Monument des Américains at Chez Bonnet, Montlieu-la-Garde in the Charente Maritime.
The following article was written by Millicent Brill (the wife of Herbert Brill) in 2004 and published in the spring edition of the Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society communication.
Herbert Brill - An American in the Charente and Dordogne Résistance (lien/link)
Herbert Brill - Remise de la Légion d'Honneur - Grassac le 16 juillet 2005 (lien)