A memorial to advanced landing ground A21 and emergency landing ground E1 at Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Constructed on the 8th and 9th of June directly behind Omaha Beach the airstrip was one of the first to become operational with the first sanitary Dakota landing at 6pm on D+3.
Advanced Landing Ground
E1 A 21 C
Operation June 08, 1941
834 Air Engineer Battalion
IX Engineer Command
IX US A.Air Force
IX A.F. Service Command
En memoire de ceux qui ont donne leur vie
Pour la liberation.
Saint Laurent sur Mer 1994
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