Sainte-Mère-Eglise Liberation Monument

A monument to the liberation of Sainte-Mère-Eglise by the 82nd and 101st Divisions.

5TH 6TH JUNE 1944. THE
82ND AND 101ST DIV.
U.S.A. OF PARATROOPS
LIBERATE THE DISTRICT

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Listing: Sainte-Mère-Eglise Liberation Monument

Location

Rue Général de Gaulle
50480Sainte-Mère-Église
Manche
France
Longitude:-1.317353
Latitude:49.40851

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