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Musee de la Batterie de Merville

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Musee de la Batterie de Merville

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Guillaume R wrote a review Jun 2020
Gothenburg, Sweden1,006 contributions335 helpful votes
We visited Musée de la batterie de Merville in June 2020. The museum is uncommon as it is on an actual battlefield. Visitors follow a path between the casemates to learn about the parachute regiment who assaulted the batterie ; the assault ltself; the German perspective ; life
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Date of experience: June 2020
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dei travels wrote a review Apr 2020
Orillia, Canada109 contributions6 helpful votes
Visited this place in the rain. You get a map and English-language handout. It is a self guided tour follow the numbers. Start at number 1. They have many bunkers, inside some have a film playing, or a theme set up. So e have room set up of the time period. One had a sign
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Mark Burgess wrote a review Nov 2019
Wimbish, United Kingdom174 contributions39 helpful votes
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I visited the Merville Battery with 27 work colleagues as part of a battlefield study. I had visited several years earlier but was extremely impressed with the new additions and update. The DC10 addition adds a new dimension and the photos of the crew on its reveal was quite
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Date of experience: November 2019
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bill f wrote a review Nov 2019
Orchard Park, New York225 contributions38 helpful votes
Merville Battery and the site of the British paratrooper assault during D-Day to secure one of the most worrisome German artillery batteries on the eastern end of the landing beaches
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Nolinice wrote a review Oct 2019
Toronto, Canada2,623 contributions304 helpful votes
in addition to the original fortification for the German artillery the place has multiple original planes and videos explaining the heroic effort by the Canadian troops to take off line this dangerous location that was threatening the ships involved in the D-day
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Date of experience: June 2019
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