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The bunker was built in 1943/44, on a special design. I fact, as the coast was very low, the Organization Todt had to erect the 17 meters tower to increase the range finder’s range. This was the Fire Control post of the defenses of the river Orne...more
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Found this by chance, but so glad we did, five floors of exhibits and a good story of how it was captured by one officer and three men against over fifty Germans its exceptional. The view from the top floor on D-day must have been...More
A German bunker of the "Atlantic Wall" with an engaging story that was just one part of the drama and horror of the Allied invasion of France. The Royal Engineers captured this place during the British/Free French landing on Sword Beach in 1944, and the...More
Interesting educational displays of the defensive structures built to protect Hitler from the Allied invasion and the equipment used. Many stairs, somewhat cramped quarters; some low ceilings because this is a real bunker. The vehicles on display outside are worth the price of admission by...More
Poignant is a fair description.
Taking this battery undoubtedly saved many lives but at a high cost.
A remembrance cross placed in a bullet hole at the entrance to a bunker.
LWF - Never !!
An interesting museum with a lot of things to see inside. We were there for around 1 1/2. Hours and made a good visit for our 9 and 5 year olds
It was nice that you could look though the range finder on the top...More
Yes it is open as others have said. I dont think there is any parking at the museum (its in a residential area) but it is only a very short walk from the free car parks in the town. Directions are clear and the Tourist... More
Yes it is open as others have said. I dont think there is any parking at the museum (its in a residential area) but it is only a very short walk from the free car parks in the town. Directions are clear and the Tourist Office is very helpful.