Saint Mère Église is one of first one city released in the morning from June 6th, 1944 by the American units of the US 82nd Airborder and 101st divide. It played an important role in Second World war because this village was in the middle of the road N13. The Germans would have probably use this road for any important counter-attack on the beaches of Utah and Omaha.
Saint Mère Église’s tourist information office organizes visits of the city where we can see the places which stood out its story.
The museum Airborne situated in the center of the village of Sainte-Mère-Eglise redraws this day of June 6th, 1944 with testimonies of period and of the models in costumes, équipments of this period with one multitudes of explanations like a glider Waco CG-4A and a plane Douglas C-47 Skytrain.