Places of Interest

St Aubin sur Mer

St Aubin sur Mer is home to “Le Square des Canadiens” a memorial dedicated to the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, Fort Garyhorse and the 48th Royal Marine Commandos who landed...

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St Come du Mont

Sitting on the old Caen – Cherbourg Highway, St Come du Mont was occupied by the German Paratrooper Regiment - 6th Fallschirmjager Regiment .The German paratroopers occupied  the high...

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St Marie du Mont

Ste Marie du Mont is situated close to drop zone C for 506th regiment, 101st Airborne. It is close to both the Holdy and Brecourt Manor gun batteries, as featured in “Band of...

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Ste Mere Eglise

This old cattle market town was made famous in the film “The Longest Day”, when Red Buttons who played Private John Steele landed on the church steeple during the night of 5th...

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Sword Beach

Sword Beach was on the eastern flank of the D Day Landings under Operation Overlord. The 3rd British Infantry Division and the 1st Special Services Brigade landed here. The objectives for...

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The American Cemetery at Colleville sur Mer

Colleville sur Mer American Cemetery is situated above Omaha Beach in 1725.5 acres and run by the American Battlefield Monuments commission.The site of 9387 graves of those who lost their...

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