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Advanced Landing Ground E1 A21C

On the Rue du Val just outside Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer on the road towards Omaha Beach and Widerstandsnest 65 is a monument to commemorate the first Allied airfield after D-Day. It was built on June 8, 1944. The airstrip was called E1 A21C.

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  • Text: Jimmy Hilgen
  • Photos: Jimmy Hilgen