C-47 # 2100905 June 6th 1944

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 50 Manche   City  : Magneville
Coordinates : 49°26'51"N 1°33'4"W.  49.44738 -1.55101.  49°26.843 N 1°33.060 W

The northern side of the Tocqueville road, after the retirement home, contains a memorial honoring American service members.
Take the N13 NW from Caen to Valognes. From there, take the D2 S then the D126 NW and D87 SW. Follow Le Ferrage/Tocqueville W to the monument. The latter is located on the northern side of the road.
Pillar:

22 parachutists fell here for our freedom at the dawn of June 6th 1944.
Gratitude. Magneville

Eastern Plaque:

9th USAAF
440th Troop Carrier 95th Squadron
C-47 n 2100905

Crew:
Pilot 1st Lt Ray B. Pullen
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt John M. Greeley
C/Chief SSgt Finney W. Gordon
Radio SSgt Sidney H. Saltzman

Parachutists: Co "I" 3/506th PIR 101st A/B Div.
1st Lt Gerald V. Howard Jr.
Sgt Robert L. Todd
T/4 John T. Bray Jr.
Cpl Donald E. Bignall
Cpl Marvin M. Stallings
T/5 Orville Vanderpool
Pfc Gilbert Amabisco
Pfc Richard L. Calhoon
Pfc Warren K. Carney
Pfc John J. Kittia
Pfc William E. Olson
Pvt James J. Farrel
Pvt Frederick P. Smith
Pvt Paul J. Weber
Pvt Howard Phillips
Pvt Glen L. Weirich
Pvt Clarence M. Wright
Pvt John A. Wright

See other record :
Marauder 42-107574 Magneville

External link :
50 MancheMagnevilleWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 10/02/2008.
Photos : Patrick Boyer.
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Monument Marauder 42-107574 Magneville Manche (50)
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Monument Marauder 42-107574 Magneville Manche (50)
Patrick Boyer

Monument Marauder 42-107574 Magneville Manche (50)
Patrick Boyer

Monument Marauder 42-107574 Magneville Manche (50)
Patrick Boyer

Monument Marauder 42-107574 Magneville Manche (50)
Patrick Boyer