Brevands Bridges, someone help!

The new Sparky
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30 Jun 2010, 06:13 #31

Don't forget the "then and now" photo op just past the Rabbit Farm and 50ft from Sink's HQ that shows Doc Lage and his medics in the jeep. Will be there shortly.
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geronimo
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30 Jun 2010, 12:04 #32

Tom,
Our website is under construction at the moment, so I'll let you know when it goes online. We had the pleasure of meeting Bob Wright in Fresville again after doing a reenactment jump from the "Drag'em oot" on june 4th 2010, another great moment under the authority of the french "Airborne Command" organization.
Mark,

Thank you for your compliment too. I've never heard of this "Rabbit farm" before you mentioned it. Where exactly does it stand ? Anyway thanks for posting that. Have you got anymore interresting details/stories about C/326 AEB ?
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mikebruner
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30 Jun 2010, 15:38 #33

Wow, those pics at the bridges are great. Big thanks for posting.
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adam517
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30 Jun 2010, 15:54 #34

Mark, is the "Rabbitt Farm" The Culoville Location or am i mistaken?



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Jacques Wood1
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30 Jun 2010, 16:38 #35

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This is where the photo of Doc Lage and his medics were photographed in the jeeps, near the Holdy battery and Culoville.
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This is the Rabbit Farm near Culoville, about 50 yards down the road to Vierville, on the right.
Matt
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geronimo
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30 Jun 2010, 20:57 #36

Thank you very much, Matt. It seems we already took a few reenactment photos there in 2003 or 2004, but we screwed them up at some point. Anyway, we'll try again next year.
Regards,
Franck
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Scorpio58
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30 Jun 2010, 22:14 #37

Great job on your reenactors and your photos.........I've really enjoyed the work you've put in and the results have been very worthwhile. You all deserve one........"Attaboy"!!! Do you all have a website? Or did I see something about it being down..............?
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The new Sparky
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30 Jun 2010, 22:24 #38

Thanks for posting the pics Matt! This is an easy location to find Franck. Hopefully you guys will find it on your next rip.
Definition of a Veteran:


A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America", for an amount of "up to
and including my life."


That is honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it.


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reccewoody
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09 Jul 2010, 20:01 #39

Just in case anyone is planning a visit. I was at the wooden bridges site today and the path along the berm on the German side has had the grass cut, so access is easy again at the moment.



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kgerr
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18 May 2017, 23:22 #40

Hello Paul.  I am not sure if you are still on this forum.  My family is traveling to Normandy June 2-6 this year.  My father's brother (my uncle) was in the 101st airborne and fought at the bridges.  My father was a little too young for the war but is an amature historian and has always wanted to see the bridge area.   We visited in 2006 and could not determine exactly where they were.  Can you provide us some guidance or possibly someone who could escort us to the location?
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