Monument Des Commandos

A monument to the No4, No3, No6 commandos and the Royal Marine Commando 45.

A L'AUBE DU 6 JUIN 1944 LES 177 COMMANDOS
FRANCAIS DU COMMANDANT PHILLIPPE KIEFFER
DEBAROUERENT SUR CETTE PLAGE EN AVANT-GARDE
DU NO4 COMMANDO FRANCO-BRITANNIQUE
SUIVI DES NO3 ET NO 6 COMMANDOS AINSI QUE
DU 45 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO

COLLEVILLE MONTGOMERY 6 JUIN 1994


AT THE DAWN OF THE 6 JUIN 1944 177 COMMANDOS
FRENCH COMMANDER PHILLIPPE KIEFFER
ON THIS TRACK landed VANGUARD
THE FRANCO-BRITISH COMMANDO NO4
TRACKING NO3 AND NO6 COMMANDOS
THE ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO 45

COLLEVILLE MONTGOMERY 6 JUIN 1994

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Listing: Monument Des Commandos

Location

19 Boulevard maritime
14880Colleville-Montgomery
Calvados
France
Longitude:-0.281098
Latitude:49.293029

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