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


Departure line.

Marcelet Hamlet to Carpiquet Airfield

Marcelet Hamlet is the departure line of 5 Canadian Regiments: North Shore New Brunswick, Royal Winnipeg Rifles Queen's Own Rifles, La Chaudière and the Fort Garry Horse Armoured.

They regrouped 450 field Artillery guns and were supported by the navy shelling of HMS Rodney against 150 Hitlerjungend SS soldiers and 10 buried Panther tanks.

The battle lasted 2 days. On July 4th General Dempsey launches Operation Windsor with the first target being Carpiquet Airfield...