France - Point du Hoc D-day Battleground - 1

Point du Hoc D-day Battleground - Grandcamp-Maisy - France - World War II - D-day - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com

Point du Hoc is one of the places, where the US Rangers fought one of the very important battles during the first day of the D-day landing - 6th of June 1944. Here the Germans were expected to have some large guns, which could be of great treat to the whole D-day operation. Bomb craters and bombed out bunkers as left as they were after the battle.
 
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The memorial at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.

The memorial at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.
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he place were the Rangers came up from the sea at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.

The place were the Rangers came up from the sea at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.
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One of the many medium size bomb craters at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.

One of the many medium size bomb craters at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.
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One of the bunkers that were destroyed during the battle of Point du Hoc.

One of the bunkers that were destroyed during the battle of Point du Hoc.
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A part of the Point du Hoc D-day battleground with crates and bunkers.

a part of the Point du Hoc D-day battleground with crates and bunkers.
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Remains of a German bunker at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.

Remains of a German bunker at Point du Hoc - D-day battleground.
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