Serrurier field

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 15 Cantal   City  : Pleaux
Coordinates : 45°6'51"N 2°12'59"E.  45.11405 2.21633.  45°6.843 N 2°12.980 E

Stone monument commemorating American aviators.
3km south of Pleaux, on the right of the D61 in the direction of Enchanet.
14 July 1944
On this ground on July 14th, 1944, the flying fortresses of the 3rd Division, 8th Air Force dropped 413 containers of supplies on the Serrurier drop zone as part of Operation Cadillac. This daytime drop was the most important of WWII.
15 CantalFrench ResistanceWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Jean Robin.
Photos : Jean Favier.
Date observation : 1998
Record added 12/02/2010 
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Memorial Serrurier field Pleaux Cantal (15)
Jean Favier 1998