Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Saint-Lô in Manche, Normandy, France — Western Europe
 

Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St. Lo

 
 
Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St Lo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 29, 2008
1. Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St Lo Marker
Inscription.  
Ici
le 18 Juillet 1944
a été déposé le corps
du Major Howie

English translation:
On July 18, 1944 the body of Major Howie was placed here.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 49° 6.972′ N, 1° 5.118′ W. Marker is in Saint-Lô, Normandie (Normandy), in Manche. Memorial is on Place Sainte-Croix. This tablet is mounted on the exterior wall of Saint Croix Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Place Sainte-Croix, Saint-Lô, Normandie 50000, France. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Thomas D. Howie (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Monument Commemoratif Saint-Lo (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Remembering the "Major of St. Lo". (Submitted on February 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.)
 
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St Lo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 29, 2008
2. Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St Lo Marker
The marker is to the left of the doors of Saint Croix Church
Thomas D. Howie, his resting place in July 1944 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Harry Harris, Associated Press, January 19, 1944
3. Thomas D. Howie, his resting place in July 1944
Covered with the American flag, the body of Maj. Thomas D. Howie, commander of the U.S. Army 3rd Battalion, 116 Infantry, rests amid the ruins of Saint Croix Church in St. Lo, France, while his men keep holding position behind their machine gun, July 19, 1944. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)
Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St. Lo Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 29, 2008
4. Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St. Lo Monument
This monument is at the intersection of Place du Major Howie and Rue du Marechal de Lattre D Tassigny (Route D972, Saint Lo, France)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 849 times since then and 210 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=92094

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 22, 2024