Saint-Lô in Manche Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
Thomas D. Howie
Le Major de Saint-Lô
—12 Abril 1908 – 17 Juillet 1944 —
Tombé a la téte de ses troupes en libérant notre ville au cri de ralliement... a Saint-Lô!
(English translation) Thomas D. Howie, The Major of Saint-Lo, April 12, 1908 – July 17, 1944.
Commander of the 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division, U.S.A.
He fell at the head of his troops during the liberation of our city. The rallying cry ... “to Saint-Lo!”
Location. 49° 6.927′ N, 1° 4.961′ W. Marker is in Saint-Lô, Basse-Normandie, in Manche Département. Marker is at the intersection of Place du Major Howie and Rue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny (Route D972), in the median on Place du Major Howie. Touch for map. It is in the traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Saint-Lô, Basse-Normandie 50000, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas D. Howie, the Major of St. Lo (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Monument Commemoratif Saint-Lo (approx. 0.6 kilometers away).
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Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2008, by Thomas Colones of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 5,850 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Thomas Colones of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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