6 June 1944 at LaFiere Bridge

6 June 1944 at LaFiere Bridge (HM1QCQ)

Location: Sainte-Mère-Église, Basse-Normandie 50480 Manche
Country: France

N 49° 24.085', W 1° 21.768'

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Iron Mike Monument at LaFiere Bridge

— Memorial Parachutiste —

In honor of the 144 valiant men of Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment whose exact D-Day mission was to seize La Fiere Bridge and prevent the enemy crossing easterly. Despite heavy losses, Co. A stood fast. No enemy ever crossed this bridge. Never forget them.
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HM NumberHM1QCQ
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByDavid Bullington*Marcus Heim Jr.*Robert M. Murphy*A.505
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 618781 N 5473369
Decimal Degrees49.40141667, -1.36280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 24.085', W 1° 21.768'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 24' 5.1" N, 1° 21' 46.08" W
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Area Code(s)515
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6-10 La Fière, Sainte-Mère-Église Basse-Normandie 50480, FR
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