Tis monument is one of the first to be erected (1947)  and is in memory of the twenty men who were killed at this spot when their C47 was brought down by German fire. The crew of this C47 of the 9th American Air Force and the Paratroopers all lost their lives. The monument has been places on the site where one parachute was found. The airborne troops came from the 101st.

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