A plaque to the 467th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion located on WN65, a German casemate which housed a 50mm anti-tank cannon
467th AAA AW BN (SP)
THIS MARKER COMMEMORATES THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 467TH
ANTI-AIRCRAFT ARTILLERY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS BATTALION WHO
LANDED ON THIS BEACH ON THE MORNING OF JUNE 6, 1944. THE
BATTALION SUFFERED HEAVY CASUALTIES IN THE NEUTRALIZATION
OF THE ENEMY BUNKERS GUARDING THE BEACH
A SPECIAL RECOGNITION IS MADE TO THOSE WHO WERE KILLED OR
WOUNDED DURING THIS AND LATER CAMPAIGNS INTO
MAY THEIR DEEDS NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.
DEDICATED BY THE SURVIVING MEMBERS OF THE BATTALION.
JUNE 6, 1994
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