9th Battalion memorial stele
"From this crossroads on the night of 5/6th june 1944 the 9th Battalion of the British Parachute Regiment reduced to 150 men and deprived of most of its weapons and equipment but united behind its commanding officer Lt-Col T Otway departed to assault and capture the Merville Battery."
- Text: Barry van Veen
- Photos: Peter Bijster
- BARBER, N., The Day the Devils Dropped in, Pen & Sword Books Limited, Barnsley, England, 2010.
Address and contactinformation
- Rue des Banques
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
Sorry, no map found.
- The Grand Bunker Atlantic Wall Museum
- Memorial Pegasus Ranville
- Atlantikwall - Museé de la Batterie de Merville
Point of interest
- Memorial Major Jack Watson Ranville
- War Memorial Bénouville
- Memorial Battle of Bois des Monts and of Château St. Côme Bréville-les-Monts
- Commonwealth War Grave Bavent
- Commonwealth War Grave Périers-en-Auge
- Commonwealth War Cemetery Banneville-la-Campagne