50 Manche City : Picauville
anciennement sur Houtteville
Coordinates : 49°20'12"N 1°22'35"W
49°20.203 N 1°22.585 W
A Y intersection in Houtteville. Take the N13 south from Cherbourg to Carentan then the D971 SW and D903 and D223 NW to Coigny. Take the D338 NE to Houtteville. Take l'Eglise north and take the second turn west. The monument is at the inverted Y down the road.
Ninth US A. Air Force WWII The 406th and the 358th Fighter Group flew from this advanced landing ground A-14 built by the 819th Aviation Engineer Battalion. 07.03 to 08.14.1944 In respectful memory of those who gave their lives for liberty Beuzeville la Bastille - Coigny - Cretteville - Houtteville 6 Juin 1944
Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.
Record added 04/06/2009. Photos : Philippe Bauduin (05/2009).
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