Sainte-Mère-Église in Manche, Normandie, France
PFC Charles DeGlopper Memorial
Iron Mike Monument at LaFiere Bridge
—Memorial Parachutiste —
In honor of PFC Charles DeGlopper, Company C, 325th Glider Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division. PFC Charles DeGlopper posthumously won the Medal of Honor, the highest medal given by the United States of America near this spot on June 9, 1944.
Erected 2003 by Veterans 325th Glider Infantry, WWII.
Location. 49° 24.085′ N, 1° 21.773′ W. Marker is in Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandie, in Manche. Marker is on Moulin (D15). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandie 50480, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 80th Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion, 82nd Airborne Div. U.S. Army (here, next to this marker); 6 June 1944 at LaFiere Bridge (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 away); 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). 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 January 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 5. submitted on October 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.