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Picauville

Coordinates : 49.37935,-1.39950 .  49°22'46"N 1°23'58"W .  49┬░22.761 N 1┬░23.970 W

Picauville's town church is the site of a complex memorial to four downed american planes.
Take the N13 NW from Caen to Sainte-Mere-Eglise then the D15 W and turn SE on the D69. The monument is on the N side of the road in the town.
Remember June 6th, 1944 about 1.20 am these American aircrews gave their lives for freedom.

The land on which this monument was built was donated by Mr and Mrs Auguste Sehier of Picauville

See individual records.
Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 10/02/2008 23/08/2015.
Photos : Patrick Boyer, Philippe Bauduin, R├ęgis Biaux (07/03/2015).
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Monument Four downed C-47 Picauville Manche (50)

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