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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6th ABN Monument

Germans gunned British south flank at Le Bas de Ranville to Herouvillette, first attack was made against the 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry by the 192nd Pz Gren. Regt, who managed to get within 100 yard of Coy C and coy D before they could stop the attack. Finally at 09.30 pm enemy forces withdrew leaving their dead men and 12 wrecked amored vehicles.

At Le Bac Ranville, the 12th Devonshire had suffered the worst of the artillery fire, the attack began at 08.00 pm, about 30 minutes later 3 coy of the 125th Pz Gren. Regt. Supported by tanks engaged Coy A from 300 yards away. British resisted.