Aérodrome US A-2 - 354th FG

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Cricqueville-en-Bessin

Coordinates : 49.36592,-1.00749 .  49°21'57"N 1°0'27"W .  49°21.955 N 1°0.449 W

From downtown Cricqueville, take the D113 towards la Cambe. After a mile, turn left for 300 meters. The monument is to the right. Sidewalk with white railing.
The 354th Fighter Group of ninth US Air Force flew from this advanced landing ground A2 17.06 to 15.08.1944.
In respectful memory of those who gave their lives for liberty
Cricqueville-en-Bessin 17.09.90

Erected on the temporary grounds of the A2, this monument reminds us of the presence of the 354th USAF FG between june 17th and august 15th, 1944. Not to be confused with the monument “The Vignets” (erected on the other end of this airfield), dedicated to the 367th FG.

Notified by : Stéphane Muret.   Record added 14/08/2008.
Photos : Stéphane Muret (22/07/2008).
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Memorial Aérodrome US A-2 - 354th FG Cricqueville-en-Bessin Calvados (14)

Stéphane Muret 22/07/2008

Memorial Aérodrome US A-2 - 354th FG Cricqueville-en-Bessin Calvados (14)

Stéphane Muret 22/07/2008