Aerodrome B11 de Longues-sur-Mer

A monument to the advanced landing ground B-11 set up 300 meters to the East of the battery which became operational on the 26th June 1944. The airfield and others like it allowed air support to the Allied forces advancing inland as well a landing area for incoming supplies and evacuating injured soldiers to hospitals in England.

A 300 METERS A L'EST
SE TROUVAIT L'AERODROME
B11 DE LONGUES SUR MER
OPERATIONNEL DU 21 JUIN 1944
AU 4 SEPTEMBRE 1944 AU COURS
DE CETTE PERIODE J.AUBERTIN
P.CLOSTERMANN ET J.REMLINGER
HERO DES F.A.F.L SE TROUVAIENT
EN CE LIEU AI SEIN DU
SQUADRON 602 - CITY OF GLASGOW
UNITES EGALEMENT PRESENTES
SQUADRON 132 - CITY OF BOMBAY
SQUADRON 453 RAAF
SQUADRON 441 RCAF

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Listing: Aerodrome B11 de Longues-sur-Mer

Location

D104
14400Longues-sur-Mer
Calvados
France
Longitude:-0.691045
Latitude:49.342967

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