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Saint-James is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. On 1 January 2017, the former communes of Argouges, Carnet, La Croix-Avranchin, Montanel, Vergoncey and Villiers-le-Pré were merged into Saint-James.GeographySaint-James is on the border between Normandy and Brittany. The rivers Beuvron and Dierge flow through the commune.International relationsSaint-James is twinned with: Erkelenz, Germany Beaminster, United KingdomPlaces of interestBrittany American Cemetery and MemorialWorld War IIAfter the liberation of the area by Allied Forces in 1944, engineers of the Ninth Air Force IX Engineering Command began construction of a combat Advanced Landing Ground outside of the town. Declared operational on 14 August, the airfield was designated as "A-29", it was used by the 373d Fighter Group which flew P-47 Thunderbolts until early September when the unit moved into Central France. Afterward, the airfield was closed.Saint James is in Manche. Make the most of your holiday in Saint James by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our France online travel planner .
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