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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.
US Ninth Air Force
IX Troop Carrier Command
53rd Troop Carrier Wing
435th Troop Carrier Group
77th Troop Carrier Squadron

C-47A Sn. 43-30734 IB-P
Crew:
Capt John H. Schaefers Pilot
2Lt Thomas Ashworth Co-Pilot
1Lt Joseph J. Sullivan Navigator
TSgt Melvin Isserson Crew Chief
SSgt David Mackenzie Radio Operator

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Notified by : Marc Bonas.   Record added 10/02/2008.
Photos : R├ęgis Biaux (07/03/2015).
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Monument C-47A 43-30734 Picauville Manche (50)

Régis Biaux 07/03/2015

Monument C-47A 43-30734 Picauville Manche (50)

Régis Biaux 07/03/2015

Monument C-47A 43-30734 Picauville Manche (50)

Régis Biaux 07/03/2015