Yesterday I visited and photographed the monument of " Nine Yanks and a jerk " erected in my region . He was shot the 12 april 1944 by the Leutnant Waldemar Radener of 7/jg 26 . The monument was inaugurated the 10 april 2004 by Lt Gilbert Shawn pilot of the " Nine Yanks and a jerk " . In this crash Sgt Clabaugh and Cotron were dead . Lt Barnett , Sgt Harpin and Sgt Ouellette were POW . Lt Shawn , Lt Hermanski , Lt Pritchett , Sgt Bowman and Sgt Augustus evaded with the local help and " Comete"