Sainte-Mère-Église in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
In Remembrance of the Airborne Spirit
Overlord June 1944
United States of America
101st Airborne: 868 Killed, 2,303 wounded
Ils se sont sacrifiés pour notre liberté.
Ne les oublions jamais.
The reverse of the marker reads:
Monument érigé par les amis des vétérans américains
6 juin 2014
Erected 2014 by les amis des vétérans américains.
Location. 49° 24.503′ N, 1° 19.041′ W. Marker is in Sainte-Mère-Église, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker is on Rue Général de Gaulle (Route D974) just south of Rue Général Koenig, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Sainte-Mère-Église, Basse-Normandie 50480, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 82nd and 101st Airborne on D-Day (a few steps from this marker); Clifford A. Maughan P.F.C. House on Fire at Sainte-Mère-Église (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Gavin’s Foxhole (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); 6 June 1944 at LaFiere Bridge (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); PFC Charles DeGlopper Memorial (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); 80th Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion, 82nd Airborne Div. U.S. Army (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); U.S. Coast Guard Memorial at Utah Beach (approx. 10.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Sainte-Mère-Église.
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.