D-Day


, Last update: June 11 2017,
At the Weymouth sea side stands a cenotaph commemorating United States soldiers who left this harbour to fight on the landing beaches in France during D-Day. The Majority of...

, Last update: May 23 2017,
This museum traces the period of the Allied landings on D-Day in Normandy until the liberation of Paris. It boasts an impressive collection ranging from army infantry equipment and...

, Last update: May 18 2017,
On D-Day, June 6th 1944, Piper William "Bill" Millin led the way playing his bagpipe for the Scottish Commando's of Lord Lovat's 1st Special Service Brigade landing on the...

, Last update: November 27 2016,
The Little town of Arromanches-les-Bains on the French coast in Normandy was part of the D-Day Landings on the 6th of June in 1944. Arromanche was in the 'Gold...

, Last update: October 24 2016,
Between Omaha beach and Gold beach lies Marine Küsten Batterie Longues-sur-Mer or M.K.B. Longues-sur-Mer. Construction started in September 1943 and finished just two months before D-day in April 1944.

, Last update: May 17 2016,
The Commando Memorial is erected near Spean Bridge in the Scottish Highlands, the location in the ward of Lochaber has a great view on the highest Munro in Scotland,...

, Last update: December 16 2016,
The X-Class Submarine was build for the Royal Navy in 1943 and 1944. And individual Sub was referred to as X-Craft. Before this period developments on the midgets sub...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
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...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
This bunker was part of "Widerstandsnest 27" and still houses a 5cm Kwk (Panzerabwehrkanone) like it had during the D-day landings on Juno Beach. During the landings on the...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
During the D-day 70th Anniversary festivities we had the chance to visit the famous church of Sainte-Mère-Église, known for the landings there of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions...

, Last update: July 22 2015,
A Churchill Avre Mk. IV tank stands near the 41st Royal Marine Commando Monument. The AVRE or in full: "Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers" was a Churchill III or IV...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Battery Maisy or Widerstandsnest 83 was a coastal fortification on the Atlantic Wall near the French town of Grandcamp - Maisy in Normandy. It was constructed by Organisation Todt...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
The only Polish cemetery in France lies on the crossroad from Grainville–Langannerie to Urville, kilometres south of Caen. These fallen soldiers belong to Major–General Stanislaw Maczek and the Polish...

, Last update: January 18 2017,
Situated along the railway line Laon-Paris in the thick wooded area surrounding Margival, this steep sided valley proved ideal for camouflaging a large facility. Even more ideal was the...

, Last update: October 31 2016,
In September 1940, as part of the plan to invade England, Battery Siegfried (Stp. 186 Saitenspeil) became operational. The battery existed mainly out of four very large concrete tower...




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