La Fiere, Sainte-Mere-Eglise in Manche Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
6 June 1944 at LaFiere Bridge
Iron Mike Monument at LaFiere Bridge
—Memorial Parachutiste —
Erected 1999 by David Bullington*Marcus Heim Jr.*Robert M. Murphy*A.505.
Location. 49° 24.085′ N, 1° 21.768′ W. Marker is in La Fiere, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Basse-Normandie, in Manche Département. Marker is on Moulin (D15). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Fiere, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Basse-Normandie 50480, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. PFC Charles DeGlopper Memorial (here, next to this marker); 80th Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion, 82nd Airborne Div. U.S. Army (here, next to this marker); General Gavin’s Foxhole (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); In Remembrance of the Airborne Spirit (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); 82nd and 101st Airborne on D-Day (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); Clifford A. Maughan P.F.C. (approx. 3.4 kilometers House on Fire at Sainte-Mère-Église (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); U.S. Coast Guard Memorial at Utah Beach (approx. 13.7 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in La Fiere, Sainte-Mere-Eglise.
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.