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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Juno Beach

Here, Prime Minister Churchill, with Generals Jan Christian Smuts and Alan Brooke, landed on 12 June for a tour of the beachhead. Four days later, George VI also came ashore here. A monument commemorates these events, as well as the assault landing.

Churchill Tank

The tank is a Churchill AVRE, which laid buried in the sand until its recovery in 1976. Keep driving along the street, then park your car close to the Lorraine Cross, erected there to commemorate the landing spot of Gen. de Gaulle, who was on board La Combattante. Walk down the beach, through the breach, along side Cosy's Bunker, on the west side of the Seulles River which contained a 75 mm field gun and a very large anti-tank gun. A story of unimaginable courage took place near this pillbox. It concerned Corporal «Bull» Klos. Royal Winnipeg Rifles history: «Rushing the enemy, «B» Company encountered heavy enemy fire. Corporal Klos, badly shot in the stomach and legs while leaving the assault boat, made his way forward to an enemy machine-gun nest. He managed to kill two Nazis before he was mortally felled. His hands still gripped about the throat of his victim produced a chilling sight!».