Advanced landing group A13 Tour-en-Bessin
14 Calvados City : Vaucelles
Coordinates : 49°17'18"N 0°45'4"W
49°17.298 N 0°45.064 W
A rock with a plaque commemorating american aviators surrounded by a low wall.
Alongside the D613 between Vaucelles and Tour-en-Bessin
In respectful memory of those who gave their lives for liberty
From the advanced landing group A13
built by the 846th Air Engineers Battalion
of the 9th US Air Force, were operational:
373rd Fighter Group
July 19th to August 19th, 1944
406th Fighter Group
July 30th to August 17th, 1944
394th Bombardment Group
August 25th to September 18th, 1944
Sully - Tour-en-Bessin
Vaucelles - June 6th, 1989
Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin.
Record added 30/12/2007
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