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Normandy June 2015 – Day#05 – Thursday 4th June – part2

On the Invasion Beaches SWORD Beach So, it was off to the beaches. Our first stop was SWORD beach – near the port of Ouistreham – which was almost empty. On our way back to the car, we passed a relic of the Atlantic Wall – the German shore defences. It was either a machine […]

Day 6: 5th June

This was quite a busy day, covering Operation EPSOM, the “Scottish Corridor” and Hill 112 and then on the trail of Ray Elledge and Francis Gillespie with some “Calvados hunting” in between. Operation EPSOM, the “Scottish Corridor” and Hill 112 Last year, we had visited the “shoulder” of the Operation EPSOM battlefield when we took a look around Rauray & […]