SX8244 : Slapton Monument

near to Slapton, Devon, Great Britain

Slapton Monument
Slapton Monument
Slapton Monument, Slapton, Devon, erected after the Second World War by the US Government in thanks to the residents of the Slapton and Torcross area who vacated their homes for 5 months in 1944 to enable Exercise Tiger - training for the Normandy D-Day Landings - to take place. This view is looking north west, with Slapton Ley in the background.
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2005
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 November, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 November, 2005
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Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 829 444 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:17.2745N 3:38.7075W
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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