Generals Marcks and Falley

Both were killed in Normandy in 1944; Wilhelm Falley, the Commander of the 91st Air-landing Division, was killed by small arms fire from a lieutenant in the 82nd Airborne Division, near Ste.-Mere-Eglise, on June 6, 1944.  Eric Marcks, Commander of the LXXXIV Corps, succumbed to wounds received in a strafing by enemy aircraft near Marigny.