Coordinates : 49°26'51"N 1°33'4"W
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.
22 parachutists fell here for our freedom at the dawn of June 6th 1944. Gratitude. Magneville
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