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Memorial 39-45

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Address: | Auf Der Halbinsel la Cite Gelegen, 35400 , Saint-Malo, France
Phone Number: +33 (0) 2 99 82 41 74
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Found this by accident whilst looking around the nearby campsite.a great monument to the American forces that were protecting St.Malo .wanted to have a look in the museum which is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this by accident whilst looking around the nearby campsite.a great monument to the American forces that were protecting St.Malo .wanted to have a look in the museum which is also in the emplacements but unfortunately it wasn't open on the day I was there .this would be of interest to many Americans researching the battles .

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

incredible to walk around and try to imagine the death and destruction that happened not so long ago. Well maintained without over dramatising the events.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bunker complex is situated within the Vauban Fort De la Cite D'Alet and is well signposted from St Servan. The restored bunkers and tunnels which are open to the public are just a fraction of the 1.35 Km of tunnels and 32 bunkers that comprised the German fortress constructed in 1943. The tours are conducted in fast French. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Excellent guided tour, showing the realities and horrors of war. Young guide was very knowledgeable and interested in the history, which makes a big difference when doing this type of work.

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cumbria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We visited on a hot afternoon, we were told that the experience of film plus guided tour would take 2 hours. We saw the 45 minute film first (others did this the other way round) we then had to wait 10 mins for a guided tour in French with some notes provided in English. We decided to opt out of... More 

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very close to the cathedral so visitors can see both on the same visit. Interesting design and pay respects.

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Berkshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Took the bus to this museum. Not well signposted from the village and when we got there, it was closed! We arrived at 1.45 and were told it was closed until 2.30 and then only open for guided tours which lasted 2 hours. Frosty reception did not persuade us to wait so had a very nice lunch instead. If you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The French seem to value their many sites of 1939 to 1945 and althought the little musee itself was closed, the fort with its blockhouses was still interesting to look at and a good walk was had on a sunny march afternoon. Marvel at the cast iron turrets that were subject to such a pounding by artillery.great gashes and shell... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I really wanted to see this place due to the historical significance. It looks and feels like it is just getting rolling as a museum site. I found it to be very interesting. One caveat, we walked from the City of San Malo, and it was quite a trek and not very well marked. Also, the person who led the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

This was far more than expected and the guided tour and film really helps understand Saint-Malos WWII experience. Do this before you visit the island forts. Peculiar opening times and the tour and film are in French (well it is France after all). English guide notes are available, and the tour guide will translate for you.

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