SK5339 : Wollaton Park: US parachutists' memorial

taken 6 years ago, near to Bilborough, Nottingham, Great Britain

Wollaton Park: US parachutists' memorial
Wollaton Park: US parachutists' memorial
The plaque reads: "Dedicated to our brave friends both past & present of the American 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, who set up camp in this Park in preparation for D-Day. They parachuted into Normandy on June 6th 1944 and returned here during that summer before parachuting into Holland on 17th Septtember in the battle to liberate Europe - with pride and everlasting friendship."
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SK5339, 208 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5306 3932 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.9189N 1:12.7057W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5305 3932
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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