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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No. 4 Commando Cairn

At Le Plein, No. 6 Commando was heavily mortared shortly after 08.00 am, but fortunately to not great loss.

After the fire lifted, German units of the 857th and 858th Gren. Regt. Attacked into the Commando positions where they had shown shelling on the moving Commando positions, German attack were then re-directed at 4 Commando in Hauger. Shelling began at 10.00 am and continued until 05.00 pm when the Germans attack.

The Commandos held firm to retreat all positions and then contain.