Vierville-sur-Mer in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
6th Engineer Special Brigade Memorial
D-Day Omaha Beach
—6 June 1944 —
In memoriam to all members of this command who lived, fought and died for the cause of freedom.
Col. Paul W. Thompson CE
Commanding 6 June 1944
Dedicated Nov. 1944
Rededicated June 1998
Veterans of the 6th Engr Spec Brigade
Hq & Hq Co, 6th ESB • 147th Engr Combat Bn • 149th Engr Combat Bn • 203rd Engr Combat Bn • 7th Naval Beach Bn • 31st Cml Decon Co • 214th MP Company • 293rd Joint Assault Sig Co • 607th QM GR Reg Plat • 95th QM Bn & Hq Det, 88th QM RHD Co, 555th QM RHD Co, 3820th Gas Sup Co • 280th QM Bn, 460th Amph Trk Co, 461st Amph Trk Co, 463rd Amph Trk Co • 538th QM Serv Bn & Hq Det w/ Med, 967th QM Serv Co, 3204th QM Serv Co, 3205th QM Serv Co • 74th Ord Bn & Hq Det w/ Med, 618 Ord Ammo Co, 3564 Ord M&M Co • 60th Med Bn & Hq Det w/ Med, 453rd Coll Co, 499th Coll Co, 500th Coll Co, 634th Clr Co
Erected 1944 by Veterans of the 6th Engr Spec Brigade.
Location. 49° 22.642′ N, 0° 54.263′ W. Marker is in Vierville-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker is at the intersection of Boulevard de Cauvigny (Route D517) and Rue de la Mer on Boulevard de Cauvigny. Click for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 29th Infantry Division Memorial (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); 29th Infantry Division at Vierville-sur-Mer (about 210 meters away); Ever Forward (about 210 meters away); National Guard of the United States Memorial (about 210 meters away); Le port artificiel "Mulberry" d'Omaha Beach (about 240 meters away); Royal Air Force 6 June 1944 (about 240 meters away); Le sacrifice des soldats américains sur la plage de Vierville (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Operation Aquatint (approx. 1.9 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Vierville-sur-Mer.
Categories. • War, World II •
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