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

Travel Normandy guide Fran├žois 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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Fontaine-Henry

The Chateau.

The cave.

This plaque is to commemorate the soldiers who were killed by a German mortar shell. 70% of the allied losses were due to enemy mortar shells. Read Lt. Dickin and not Dicken.

1st Canadian HQ

At 6.00 pm, B and C Coy of the Reginas, accompanied by B Squadron, were ordered to move forward to Fontaine-Henry.

C Coy was instructed to by-pass Fontaine-Henry, and go forward to Le Fresne-Camilly, the Battalion's intermediate objective. Onto Le Fresne-Camilly, at about 6.30 pm, B Squadron Commander reported that an 88mm gun had knocked out six of his ten tanks. Radio communication between B and C Coys had broken down. At 7.00 pm, B coy successfully entered Fontaine-Henry, and at 7.30 pm C Coy reported that it had reached Le Fresne-Camilly and had cleared it. Reviers was liberated by C Coy commanded by Major Tubb.

The cave

This is the entrance of a huge cave, where 150 Nazi soldiers regrouped; the Canadian Scottish encircled the position, the Canadian officer went to meet them and explain that they had two choices: surrender or be killed, they surrended.