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Semoutiers-Montsaon


Chaumont Semoutiers

Coordinates : 48.07888,5.05794 .  48°4'44"N 5°3'29"E .  48┬░4.733 N 5┬░3.476 E

The French Army's 61st Artillery Regiment base in Semoutiers-Montsaon was formerly used by the US 48th Fighter Bomber Wing, who left a memorial.
Take the A5 SW from Troyes and head N on the N67 at exit 24. Take the D101 into Semoutiers-Montsaon and head N on Rue du 403-Ra/Rue de Chaumont then take Route de la Base N into the caserne. DO NOT enter the base unless authorized by military personnel of the 61st Artillery Regiment. Ask them for directions to the monument.
This statue is dedicated to the friendship uniting France and the United States
48th Fighter-Bomber Wing
US Air Force
July 4th, 1956
Inaugurated on July 4th 1956.
Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 12/02/2008.
Photos : 61├Ęme RA. Coll. Marc Bonas.
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Monument 48th Fighter Wing Semoutiers-Montsaon Haute-Marne (52), Chaumont Semoutiers airfield

61ème RA. Coll. Marc Bonas

Monument 48th Fighter Wing Semoutiers-Montsaon Haute-Marne (52), Chaumont Semoutiers airfield

61ème RA. Coll. Marc Bonas

Monument 48th Fighter Wing Semoutiers-Montsaon Haute-Marne (52), Chaumont Semoutiers airfield

61ème RA. Coll. Marc Bonas

Monument 48th Fighter Wing Semoutiers-Montsaon Haute-Marne (52), Chaumont Semoutiers airfield

61ème RA. Coll. Marc Bonas