D-day, Juno Beach: monument landing of 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and 48th Royal Marine Commando’s – Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France


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Monument to commemorate the landing of 48th Royal Marine Commando's on D-day

Monument to commemorate the landing of 48th Royal Marine Commando’s on D-day

This monument commemorates the landing and forming of a bridgehead by the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division “North Shore” to open the way for the 48th Royal Marine Commando’s here at Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. The monument also lists the soldiers and civilians that fell during the heavy fighting.

Memorial stone Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

On this beach of St. Aubin, at the dawn of June 6, 1944, at 7: 30h was established a bridgehead by the Canadian infantry regiment of the “North Shore” and opened the way for the 48th commando “Royal Marines”





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