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German Battery, Merville Sur Mere


Just north of Ouistreham is the German Battery at Merville-sur-Mer, another heavy artillery position guarding the port and coastline. One German gun position has been recreated and there is a 10-minute "son-et-lumière" recreation of the sights and sounds of the attack on the battery, from the massive bombing by Lancasters that announced the start of the attack, to the German shelling of Sword Beach and the harbour, to the remarkable attack on the battery by the 9th Battalion the Parachute Regiment of the British army.


Normandy Beaches
  1. Pegasus Bridge
  2. Grand Bunker, Ouistreham
  3. German Battery, Merville Sur Mere
  4. Canadian Memorial Centre, Juno Beach
  5. Arromanches
  6. German Gun Battery, Longues
  7. American Cemetery, Omaha Beach
  8. Point Du Hoc
  9. Utah Beach Museum
  10. U.S. Airborne Museum
  11. Dead Man's Corner
  12. German Cemetery, La Cambe
  13. British Cemetery, Bayeaux
  14. Caen Memorial
  15. Canadian Military Cemetery
  16. Falaise Pocket