La Londe - First US Army Air Corps airfield in France
50 Manche City : Sainte-Mère-Église
Coordinates : 49°25'7"N 1°18'11"W
49°25.122 N 1°18.190 W
The entrance to a farm field at the W corner of the D-17/Chasse des Coisnets intersection marks the site of the first US airfield in the area. Take the D974 N from Carentan to Sainte-Mere-Eglise then the D17 NE from there. The monument is at the W corner of the intersection between the D17 and the Chasse des Coisnets.
La Londe First US Army Air Corps airfield in France 12 June to 25 July 1944 Protected by the 552nd AAA AW BN (MB) Lt Colonel Benjamin M. Warfield commanding By courtesy of association members June 1979