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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Travel in Normandy with Francois Gauthron

Le Mesnil-Patry

Canadian Memorial

On June 11th  Queen's Own Rifles and First Hussars launched an attack against Le Mesnil position, without reconnaissance and without artillery support, this operation turn to be a disaster, Canadian prisoners were once more executed by the 12 Hitlerjugend Division.

The village was finally liberated by the British during «Operation Epsom».

A nice piece of art, sculpted on the gate side of the farm at the end of the village, representing a British soldier.