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St Nazaire monument ww2

Monument for an special mission of the soldiers (commando's) in de ww2 in the port, dry dock and... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
Willem R
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Be aware monument has moved

Some friends and I were in the place do commando last Sunday, 22st July, and spent some time... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Nigel M
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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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Place du Commando, 44600, Saint-Nazaire, France
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Some friends and I were in the place do commando last Sunday, 22st July, and spent some time looking for the obelisk and plaque to the st Nazaire Raid. We checked against Google Maps and TripAdvisor but couldn’t see it. The Square has now been...More

2  Thank Nigel M
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A simple memorial, surrounded by faded wreaths, of the brave men who died in the famous and ingenious raid on St Nazaire. If you don’t know about it, look it up - the port where the monument stands will help to explain it. We owe...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This monument, in sight of the dock gate where the raid took place, is a simple granite obelisk marking such an important event. It is simple but effective. A further recent edition is a gun from the ship on top of the submarine pen the...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Monument for an special mission of the soldiers (commando's) in de ww2 in the port, dry dock and locks in St Nazaire. It's on a beach with a nice view of the coastline.

1  Thank Willem R
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The story of the heroic Commando raid on the dock gates at St Nazaire is well known to many and must never be forgotten. This monument is a tribute to those brave men who took part (among them, my father in law, who survived) and...More

2  Thank Sue T
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The German battleship Tirpitz was about to set out into the North Atlantic to cause havoc amongst the convoys struggling to keep the Allied war effort supplied. The only dock large enough to be able to repair this vessel should she be damaged was in...More

5  Thank Malcolm P
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