PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ST MERE EGLISE MUSEUM

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PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ST MERE EGLISE MUSEUM

Postby DuncaninFrance » Sat Oct 18, 2008 3:13 am

A series of images taken at the Airborne Museum.

The museum is situated just off the main square not far from the church. These images were taken without flash so as not to bleach out any detail. Some of the display cases were impossible to get as they were too wide for my lens but I did the best I could.

Most images are self explanatory so i will not insult your intelligence by trying to title them. ( Some I would get wrong anyway!!)

It was a great trip and I hope that you will enjoy the following pictures as much as I did taking them!

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Liberty Ship built in 1942 and launched as 'Stephen Girard'. After the war was re-named 'Sainte Mère Eglise' on 15th January 1947 and sailed under the flag of France with the Transatlantic General Company. She was broken up in China in 1968
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Postby Niner » Sat Oct 18, 2008 12:41 pm

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This flew over while we were having a beer. It was twin engined and sounded very WWII. Could it have been a Mitchell?
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Postby 45nut » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:37 am

cool pics, always enjoy a museum myself. thanks for sharing.
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Postby Niner Delta » Mon Oct 20, 2008 2:58 am

Excellent photos Duncan, very, very, interesting.

A job well done. :!: :!:

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Handout advertisement

Postby Niner » Tue Oct 21, 2008 2:10 pm

This is one advertises the museum.
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Remember the movie?

Postby Niner » Tue Oct 21, 2008 2:15 pm

The Longest Day movie come to mind?
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Effigy of JOHN STEEL (Played by Red Buttons in the Longest Day ) Which hangs from the steeple of the village church during the summer months. He died in Kentucky in May 1969

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