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German Gun Battery, Longues


West of Arromanches is the German gun battery at Longues-sur-Mer, part of the Atlantic Wall defences. A major defensive position in the Atlantic Wall, this battery had a command post and four bunkers, each with a 150-mm gun permanently in place. Located in the middle of the assault sector and on top of a cliff overlooking the Channel, it played a strategic part in the Allied Landings of June 6th, 1944. Longues Battery is the only one in the region to have kept its guns; because of its excellent state of preservation it is well worth a visit.


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