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The church of Saint-Hermeland
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Françoise Bougie|
|Area1||10.82 km2 (4.18 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||50579 / 50260|
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Main article: Communes of the Manche department
|Part of Nazi Germany|
|In use||captured before being used|
Sottevast in World War II
Main article: Operation Crossbow
|February 29/March 1, 1944||One Mosquito to a "flying-bomb site" at "Sottevast"[clarification needed]|
|April 28, 1944||Mission 325: 18 of 106 B-17s bomb the Sottevast, France V-weapon site and targets of opportunity; clouds prevent most B-17s from bombing; 2 B-17s are lost (1 has 6 KIA and 5 POW)[dead link] and 47 damaged; 3 airmen are WIA and 21 MIA. Escort is provided by 46 P-47s without loss.|
|May 8, 1944||Mission 345: 384th Bombardment Group.|
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- "Sottevast V2 Facility". www.atlantikwall.org.uk. Hand Maid Tours. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
- "Welcome to the 504th PIR Association". DotNetNuke Corporation. Retrieved 2008-09-09.
- Stever, H. Guyford. In War and Peace. p. 47. Retrieved 2008-09-09.
- "Campaign Diary Feb 1944". Royal Air Force Bomber Command 60th Anniversary. UK Crown. Retrieved 2007-05-24.
- "8th Air Force 1944 Chronicles". Retrieved 2007-05-25. 1944: April, May, June, July, August, September
- 384th BG Mission Almanac Mission 103
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