Event details

Event: Magneville Ceremony

Expected Units: 101st Airborne Division

Details: To honor the 18 paratroopers of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division and four C-47 transport crew members who were shot down on June 6, 1944.  A memorial was established by residents of Magneville in 1948 to honor Allied servicemen who died in two separate crashes in the vicinity of Magneville in June 1944