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23-MAR-2008 DHouck

Sainte Mere Eglise window

Ste Marie Eglise, Normandy, France

The stained-glass windows of the church are a tribute to those who
liberated St. Mere Eglise.

depicting the Virgin Mary with paratroopers. The banner at
the bottom of the window translates roughly to "This stained-glass
was completed for the battle of Paul Renaud and Ste. Mère, for the
memory of those who, with their courage and sacrifice, liberated
Ste. Mère Église and France."

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