2nd Lieutenant Richard D. Taggart

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 50 Manche   City  : Longueville
Coordinates : 48°51'11"N 1°33'6"W.  48.85314 -1.55158.  48°51.189 N 1°33.095 W

The outside wall of the town hall carries a plaque honoring an American aviator.
Take the N13 NW to Caen, then the D572 SW to Saint Lo, then the D972 W to Coutances, then the D971 S and the D114 W. The monument is on the southern intersection of the D114 and the D135.
In memory of USAAF pilot Lt Richard D. Taggart, shot down over Longueville on July 30th 1944 during the liberation of France.

USAAF's 10th Fighter Squadron 50th Fighter Group P-47 Thunderbolt.


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Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.   Record added 12/09/2010.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin (08/2010).
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Plate 2nd Lieutenant Richard D. Taggart Longueville Manche (50)
Philippe Bauduin 08/2010

Plate 2nd Lieutenant Richard D. Taggart Longueville Manche (50)
Philippe Bauduin 08/2010