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German Military Battery Site

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Description

Located on the D-Day Landing beaches, between Arromanches and Port en Bessin, the Longues-sur-Mer German artillery battery is a major element of the Atlantic Wall.

This German coastal defence battery includes a firing command post and four casemates, each one housing its original 150mm gun.

Located in the heart of the Allied assault zone, on the top of a cliff overlooking the English Channel, it played a strategic role during the Allied Landings on the 6th of June 1944.


Guided tours at 10.15am, 11.45am, 2.15pm and 3.45pm every day in July and August and on weekends in April, May, June, September and October. Tour lasts: 55 minutes.

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