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23-MAR-2008 DHouck

R. Wright & K, Moore window

Angoville-du-Plain, Normandy, France

dedicated in 2004
created by: Mark Patterson

"The frame has 15 "medics red crosses" on alternating "Infantry" blue and white panels.

At the top of the window is the 101st Airborne Eagle head to represent the division. It was taken from the type "8" eagle patch.

Below that is the Paratrooper qualification wings to represent all troopers.

On the left side is the 501st distinctive insignia to represent to "Geronimo" regiment.

At the bottom is the head of the Statue of Liberty which is framed by the flags of the United States and France. This represents both countries as well as Liberty itself. Plus, France gave the U.S. the statue for it's Centennial in 1876.

The date of June 6, 1944 represents the D-Day date.

At the bottom is a ribbon that has the names of the medics, Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore separated by the medics red cross.

Running through the middle of the window is a blood red ribbon with a quote from John 15:13 out of the Bible. It says, "No greater love has a man than to lay down his life for another". The blood red ribbon represents the blood shed at the church."

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