50 Manche City : Le Parc
anciennement sur Sainte-Pience
Coordinates : 48°45'31"N 1°17'59"W
48°45.511 N 1°17.982 W
On the W side of Le Bourg facing the town church, a small stele by the town war memorial commemorates an american aviator. Take the A84/N175 N from Rennes to Avranches then the voie de la liberte/D7 N until turning E on D573/D473 then N on D175 then E on D39 to Sainte-Pience. Turn N in town on Le Bourg road and the monument will be on the W side.
In memory of American pilot Lt Harry S. Katoski who fell during the liberation of Sainte-Pience on 07.26.1944 388th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group P-47 Thunderbolt pilot who died on a bombing run.