La Londe - First US Army Air Corps airfield in France

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 50 Manche   City  : Sainte-Mère-Église
Coordinates : 49°25'7"N 1°18'11"W.  49.41869 -1.30317.  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


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Notified by : Stéphane Greiner.
Photos : Stéphane Greiner.  Martial Pain.
Record added 28/12/2007 
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Memorial La Londe - First US Army Air Corps airfield in France Sainte-Mère-Église Manche (50)

Memorial La Londe - First US Army Air Corps airfield in France Sainte-Mère-Église Manche (50)

Memorial La Londe - First US Army Air Corps airfield in France Sainte-Mère-Église Manche (50)