Reims in Marne, Grand Est, France
Edmond Marin la Meslée
Here at number 9 in this street lived Edmond Marin la Meslée. Fighter pilot ace of the French 1939-1940 campaign. In 1937 he was assigned to Air Base 112, in fighter pilot section 1/5. A war hero, he died in action in Alsace on the 4th of February 1945. His memory was honoured by choosing to name the Rheims Air Base after him.
Location. 49° 15.249′ N, 4° 1.986′ E. Marker is in Reims, Grand Est, in Marne. Marker is on Rue Guillaume de Machault just north of Rue Robert de Coucy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reims, Grand Est 51100, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maison du Trésorier du Chapitre de la Cathédral (a few steps from this marker); Cathédral Notre-Dame Porte et Place du Chapitre de la Cathédral (within shouting distance of this marker); Quartier des Banques (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Palais de Justice (about 120 meters away); Médiathèque Jean Falala (about 150 meters away); Palais du Tau (about 150 meters away); Louis XV (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reims.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Edmond Marin la Meslée. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Air & Space • War, World II •
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