Nearby places

  • Landing beaches
  • Museums / Cemeteries
  • Ecotourism
  • The Hague, Saire Valley, bike rides

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Sainte-Mere-Eglise

First town liberated in France on the night of June 5 to 6

Near the site of the Church, is located in the AIRBORNE MUSEUM park 3000 sqm. A first-shaped building houses a WACO glider parachute in its original condition, and many windows adorned with contemporary documents, testimonies IM, weapons, ammunition, equipment, a beacon of freedom, etc..

In the second building of delta wing shape, you can see a plane DOUGLAS Type C-47 involved in dropping paratroopers and towing gliders during Operation Overlord. Many models in period outfits are exposed as well as personal memorabilia donated by American veterans.

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