Topic: Battles

After the Allied troops landed in Normandy, the Germans quickly moved up from the south to the northwest in an attempt to block their progress. This movement will give rise to major and bloody operations and battles on Lower Normandy soil. It will be the battle of the hedgerows, the Cobra operation or even the counter-attack of Mortain… besides that, the daily confrontations will also leave traces.

June 17, 1940, in La Manche…

June 17, 1940, in La Manche…

As the German 7th Division under Rommel advanced inexorably towards Cherbourg and the war drew closer to La Manche, a handful of die-hards clung to the defensive lines in the Cotentin region and tried to halt the enemy’s meteoric advance.

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Push open the doors of history

Visit the Normandy Victory Museum Musée de la Bataille des haies. We are in Normandy, Manche dpt, France.