France - Battery de Crisbecq

Battery de Crisbecq - D-day - Normandy - France - European Tourist Gude - euro-t-guide.com

Battery de Crisbecq was one of the German Atlantic Wall bunkers that saw action during D-day - 6th of June 1944. The battery was among the strongest on the D-day coat. The battery suffered some damage during the D-day fighting, but of of the damage was caused by American engineers and artillery afterwards, when they tried to blow up the bunkers.         
 
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One of the main bunkers housing the huge Skoda guns at Battery de Crisbecq.

One of the main bunkers housing the huge Skoda guns at Battery de Crisbecq.
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One of the gun platforms at Battery de Crisbecq.

One of the gun platforms at Battery de Crisbecq.
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One of the main guns at Battery de Crisbecq.

One of the main guns at Battery de Crisbecq.    
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One of the personnel and supply bunkers at Battery de Crisbecq. 

One of the personnel and supply bunkers at Battery de Crisbecq. 
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A huge hole in the bunkers at Battery de Crisbecq caused by American engineers who wanted to test the strength of the bunkers. 

A huge hole in the bunkers at Battery de Crisbecq caused by American engineers who wanted to test the strength of the bunkers. 
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The owners of Battery de Crisbecq is still trying to get the bunkers more "alive", so in some of the bunkers there are displays showing how the German soldiers lived. 

The owners of Battery de Crisbecq is still trying to get the bunkers more "alive", so in some of the bunkers there are displays showing how the German soldiers lived. 
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