Elements of the US 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment were billeted in Aldbourne village from September 1943 until 31 May 1944. These included Easy Company, featured in the popular TV series ‘Band of Brothers’, who left for their assembly camp at Upottery in Devon before landing in Normandy in the early hours of D-Day.
|Address||Aldbourne, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 2DU, UK|
|Location type||Troop Camp|
|Site Ownership and Access Information||Public space|
|Contact details||See village website|
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