Sainte-Marie-du-Mont is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.
World War II
GI's talk with villagers on June 12, 1944.
It is best known for being the scene of military engagement between the American 101st Airborne Division and the German Wehrmacht on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
A plaque paying tribute to the soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division
The arms of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont are blazoned :
Azure, in pale a drakkar and sword argent (the sail charged with a leopard gules), between 2 gussets Or each charged with a fleur de lys gules.