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Great overlook

This was a great place to stop and see a beautiful overview of the area. Don't miss it. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
TaurusMom
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Great View and Informative

Another interesting stop in this historic area. Well maintained. Informative. And a great view of... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
MattSimiskey
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

This was a great place to stop and see a beautiful overview of the area. Don't miss it. There are some good signs up the stairs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TaurusMom
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It seemed a little bit of a cheat to me that I only spent a little time at this memorial. The men whose names are inscribed on the memorial gave a life. Thank you is hardly enough.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnA1943
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We visited this site with a guide and it is clear that if the Mulberry Harbour was not built by the Royal Engineers the invasion on D-Day would not have happened. The artificial harbour was essential to supply and ensure a successful operation. The view...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I guess these were the unsung heroes, without which none of it would have happened, good to be reminded of their contribution

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 23RUN
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Another interesting stop in this historic area. Well maintained. Informative. And a great view of Golden Beach and the bay.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MattSimiskey
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The unsung heroes, who designed and built the artificial harbour with out which the Battle of Normandy would have been lost. A simple poignant reminder.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nothing more is needed to commemorate the engineers who built the artificial harbours. Yes 2 not one... but the other one was destroyed by a heavy storm after a few days. Like other British war monument kept in impeccable state.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jan B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I find it very interesting because it gives me more info about who really organise the attack: the sappers, technical engineers. Thank to them!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This memorial reminds us of all of the work, planning and ingenuity that went into planning and production of the D-Day invasion. These men did something no on even thought possible. They had to truly "think outside the box" to accomplish this amazing feat. Stop...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MWK51
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's worth taking a short drive down the road to see this one. A beautiful view of the harbor remnants, and some cool stuff to look at.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bill B
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