Major Alexandre Renaud Memorial Sainte-Mere-Eglise

A memorial to Alexandre Renaud, the former major of Saint-Mere-Eglise when the Allies landed in WW2.

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Listing: Major Alexandre Renaud Memorial Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Location

Rue Général de Gaulle
50480Sainte-Mère-Église
Manche
France
Longitude:-1.31718
Latitude:49.408189

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