Coordinates : 49.28096,-1.29553
49┬░16.857 N 1┬░17.732 W
This area was a US airfield during WWII. The northern side of the D443 is a small marker commemorating this.
Take the N13 NW from Caen to Carentan then the D443 SW. The monument is on the northern side of the road before you reach downtown M├ęautis.
The 50th Fighter Group of Ninth US Air Force flew from this advanced landing ground A 17 built by the 840th Air Engrs Battalion 16.08 to 15.09 1944
In respectful memory of those who gave their lives for liberty.
Notified by : Dominique MASSET.
Record added 29/10/2007. Photos : Dominique MASSET (2001).
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