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Generals Matthew B. Ridgway and James M. Gavin Memorial

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Details:

The memorial is located on the southeastern side of the site facing the street. Monument The light brown granite memorial features engraved black text in French and English. It honors specifically General Matthew Bunker Ridgway and Lieutenant General James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin, and celebrates all servicemen who took part in the liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église in June 1944.

Monument Text:

En hommage

Généraux Ridgway et Gavin et a tous les vaillants libérateurs de notre ville. 
Sainte-Mère-Église Reconnaissante
Juin 1944


In greatful tribute to Generals Ridgway and Gavin and to all the gallant liberators of our town.
St. Mère-Église
June 1944

Commemorates:

People:

James Maurice Gavin

Matthew Bunker Ridgway

Units:

United States Army

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

Normandy Invasion

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