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Pleaux

Coordinates : 45.10878,2.21380 .  45°6'32"N 2°12'50"E .  45┬░6.527 N 2┬░12.828 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.
Notified by : Jean Robin.   Record added 12/02/2010.
Photos : Claude Dannau (12/09/2019), Jean Favier (1998).
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Memorial Serrurier field Pleaux Cantal (15)
Claude Dannau 12/09/2019

Memorial Serrurier field Pleaux Cantal (15)
Jean Favier 1998

Memorial Serrurier field Pleaux Cantal (15)
Claude Dannau 12/09/2019

Memorial Serrurier field Pleaux Cantal (15)
Claude Dannau 12/09/2019