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

On the Invasion Beaches SWORD Beach 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 – either a machine gun or observation post with a view along […]

Normandy June 2015 – Day#05 – Thursday 4th June – part 1

I’ve split this day into two posts as we got through a lot! Another day, another battlefield tour! Or rather a continuation of yesterday’s as we’d only really covered half of the area of Operation GOODWOOD. This time, it was direct to the village of Soliers where, just before we got into the village, over […]