Coordinates : 49°21'17"N 1°2'38"W
49°21.288 N 1°2.639 W
NE of Cardonville, at the intersection of the D199A and the D199.
Stone marker with a plaque commemorating American aviators on the side of the road. June 18th, 1944, the 368th Fighter Group was the first operational air unit in France after the D-Day advanced landing ground A3 was built by the 816th Battalion AAF Engrs of 9th Air Force. In respectful memory to those who gave their lives for liberty. Cardonville-Gefosse-Fontenay. 1-10-1988
Recalls the creation of the A3 airfield in this area by the 816th Engineer Battalion, AAF, of the 9th Air Force. June 18th, 1944, the 368th Fighter Group was the first operationalaerial unit after the landings.