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German Coastal Defenses in Normandy

German Coastal Defenses in Normandy World War II Geography

This map image depicts the 1944 location of:

  • Key German coastal defenses, in Normandy; and
  • Defenses protecting the Orne Estuary (which provided direct access to the French town of Caen).

These areas were important targets for the Allies during the June 1944 Normandy invasion.

Click on the map image for a better view.


Media Credits

Map image online via French-language website.

 

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