Sainte-Mère-Église in Calvados, Normandie, France
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.
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, Normandie, in Calvados. Marker is on Rue Général de Gaulle (Route D974) just south of Rue Général Koenig, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandie 50480, France.
Other nearby markers. 82nd and 101st Airborne on D-Day (a few steps from this marker); Clifford A. Maughan P.F.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sainte-Mère-Église.
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.