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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|Placed By||David Bullington*Marcus Heim Jr.*Robert M. Murphy*A.505|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||30U E 618781 N 5473369|
|Decimal Degrees||49.40141667, -1.36280000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 49° 24.085', W 1° 21.768'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||49° 24' 5.1" N, 1° 21' 46.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6-10 La Fière, Sainte-Mère-Église Basse-Normandie 50480, FR|
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