Route the counter attack - Saint-James
4,408 graves and a Memorial Terrace inscribed with the names of 498 American Missing.
Address: Brittany American Cemetery Cimetière Américain 50240 Saint James
After the liberation of the area by Allied Forces in 1944, engineers of the Ninth Air Force IX Engineering Command began construction of a combat Advanced Landing Ground outside of the town. Declared operational on 14 August, the airfield was designated as "A-29", it was used by the 373d Fighter Group which flew P-47 Thunderbolts until early September when the unit moved into Central France. Afterward, the airfield was closed
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