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The obelisk at the center of the monument to the 5th Engineer Special Brigade.

Picture 3 of 3.

The top plaque reads

The officers and menu of the 6th Naval Beach Battalion dedicate this plaque to our fallen comrades who gave their lives in defense of good over evil. They are the silent sentinels who from their final resting place above the cliff they perpetually watch over teh sacred ground of Omaha Beach.
June 6, 2001

The bottom plaque reads

Croix de Guerre presented to the 5th Engineering Special Brigade
25 May 1945

For exceptional services of war rendered in the course of the operations of liberation of France

Time picture taken Fri Jun 21 17:20:26 2002
Location picture taken Omaha Beach
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
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