Route Overlord - The Assault - Ouistreham


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4 Commando was made up of British and French soldiers, including 177 men under the command of Major Kieffer, the only French combatants to have taken part in the first wave of landings on June 6th. In the Musée du Commando N°4 you can find a rich collection of weaponry and uniforms, a scale model illustrating the Landings and a video. Address: Place Alfred Thomas, 14150 Ouistreham, France

Museum of the Atlantic Wall. The museum is located inside the former German H.Q. which commanded the batteries along the Orne Estuary.This concrete tower, unique of its kind, has been restored and fitted out to look exactly as it would have on June 6th, 1944. Address: Avenue du 6 Juin, 14150 Ouistreham, France

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