Advanced landing ground A-8

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50 Manche

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Picauville

Coordinates : 49.39283,-1.41878 .  49°23'34"N 1°25'8"W .  49┬░23.570 N 1┬░25.127 W

A small marker designating the site of a US airfield on the eastern side of the D69.
Take the N13 NW from Caen to Sainte-Mere-Eglise then the D15 W and turn N on the D69. The monument is on the E side of the road.
In respectful memory of those who gave their lives for liberty from the advanced landing ground A8 built by the 826th Air Engrs Battalion of the 9th USAF were operational
405th Fighter Group USAF
06.30 to 09.14.1944

264th 604th Night Fighter SOS of RAF
08.06 to 09.08.1944
Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.   Record added 08/05/2008.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin (04/2008).
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Memorial Advanced landing ground A-8 Picauville Manche (50)
Philippe Bauduin 04/2008

Memorial Advanced landing ground A-8 Picauville Manche (50)
Philippe Bauduin 04/2008