This memorial can be found near the road that leads to Omaha beach.
The text on the memorial reads:
D Day Omaha beach – 6 June 1944
"The fight for the first thousand yards"
In Memoriam to all members of this command
who lived, fought and died for the cause of freedom.
Col. Paul W. Thompson CE Commanding 6 June 1944
Dedicated Nov 1944
Rededicated June 1998
Veterans of the 6th Engineer Special Brigade.
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- Text: Ewoud van Eig
- Photos: Randy Brandt