Places of Interest

Musee de la Batterie de Crisbecq - St Marcouf de Isle

St Marcouf de Isle was one of the largest coastal batteries located on Utah Beah.  There was 21 blockhouses linked by over 1km of trenches.  Today you can visit the hospital, kitchens adn...

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Neuville au Plain

Neuville au Plain was the northern defensive line for Ste Mere Eglise on D Day. Lieutenant Turner B Turnbulls’ stand against 2 german counter attacks was pivotal to the holding of Ste...

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Omaha Beach

The landing on Omaha Beach of the 1st Infantry division (The Big Red one) and the 29th Infantry division on D Day proved to be the most costly of all the landings in Operation Overlord. This...

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Pegasus Bridge

The capture of the River Orne bridge at Ranville and the bridge across the Caen Canal at Bénouville is the most famous mission of the airborne division. Commanded by Major John Howard,...

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Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc was the site of the german coastal battery with Utah Beach and Omaha Beach well within their gun range. The assault and capture of Pointe du Hoc fell to Americas’ elite...

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