La Londe - First US Army Air Corps airfield in France
Coordinates : 49.41869,-1.30317
49Â°25.122 N 1Â°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.
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