A World War II historic guide to discover the D-Day Landing Beaches in Normandy

Travel Normandy guide François Gauthron offers tours of the Normandy landing beaches, World War II battlefield. Come and discover the most famous part of Normandy where took place the Landing and the battle of Normandy in June 1944 to liberate France and Europe. You will be escorted by a qualified bilingual guide who will show you round the major sites of the beaches. Visit the highlights of World War II sites in Normandy with an expert license guide, first the most important sites of the landing beaches.

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La Rivière

La Rivière marks the eastern end of Gold Beach.
At the crossroads marked by a bistro, there is a monument to the 2d Battalion of the Hertfordshire Regiment. Further east, in front of Ver-sur-Mer, the 69th Brigade was advancing more rapidly.
The main obstacle, in the shape of the fortified hamlet of La Rivière, was removed mid-morning, after a tank knocked out the 88-mm gun installed in a blockhouse on the sea wall that had been keeping its attackers at bay.
The two heavy batteries located in the commune at Mont Fleury and La Marefontaine, which had been put out of action by aerial and naval bombardments, were captured in quick succession.