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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Dog Green / Dog White

Away from Vierville-sur-Mer, D-1, Exit Dog White

Coy C landed at 07.10 am a thousand yards away from Vierville, D-1, Exit Dog White, their mislanding turn to an advantage. One craft hit a mine and was delayed of 20 minutes, the other five did a great job and landed their men in water 6 feet deep, and most of the equipment was lost. Enemy fire was light, only 5 or 6 casualties, probably due to the smoke screen provided by burning grass.

Coy D was not as fortunate as Coy C, they were Heavy Weapons Company who landed at 07.10 am Dog Green. 3 craft were in bad position, 1 was finally abandon, a second one hit a mine or was shout by artillery, half of the men reach the sand. A third section was debarked 150 yards from the water edge...

«Two kinds of people are staying on this beach, the dead and those who are going to die now let's get the hell out of here»
Col. George A. Taylor