In the churchyard of Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer Church, there are 3 Commonwealth War Graves belonging to Major March Phillipps D.S.O., Pte. Leonard and Sgt Williams who died in 1942 during Operation Aquatint, an ill-fated commando raid to gather intelligence and capture a prisoner.
A detailed account of the operation can be found in our article Operation Aquatint by the Small Scale Raiding Force
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A memorial to advanced landing ground A21 and emergency landing ground E1 at Saint-Laurent-sur-MerRead more
Located just 300 meters from Omaha beach the Musée Mémorial d'Omaha Beach displays an impressive collection of uniforms, weapons, military vehicles, personal belongings and dioramas to guide you through the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach and Pointe du HocRead more
WN65 is a concrete casemate which housed a 50mm anti-tank cannon which is still present today, it became the first American Headquarters on Omaha Beach after it was captured on D-DayRead more