Places of Interest

Gold Beach

Gold Beach was one of the two landing beaches in the British sector under Operation Overlord on D Day 6th June 1944. Landing here was the 50th Infantry Division, led by the 231st and 69th Brigades...

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Hillman Bunkers

Hillman Fortress is located on the hill above of Colleville-Montgomery, formerly known as Colleville-sur-Orne. Headquarters to the German 736th Regiment under the command of Oberst Krug, the...

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Honfleur

Honfleur is a working port with a long maritime history.  Honfleur was first recorded in documents back in the 11th century and since the 15th century has been a significant port. Le...

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Juno Beach Centre

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La Fiere

La Fiere was the bridge over the flooded Merderet River which was a key objective for the 82nd Airborne on D Day. A tremendous battle took place from the 6th – 9th June 1944 until the...

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Le Havre

The city of Le Havre was severely bombed during the Second World War and most of its historic buildings were destroyed except for a few. The 16th century Cathedrale Notre Dame is well worth a...

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  • omaha beach sand
  • beach cemetery
  • occupation bunker
Photographs 1 & 3 taken by Dave Vickers, Photocoordinates