Longues-sur-Mer battery

The Longues-sur-Mer battery stands as a powerful testament to the fortified defenses along the Normandy coast during World War II. Situated near the town of Longues-sur-Mer in Normandy, France, this historic site features well-preserved German artillery bunkers and gun emplacements overlooking the English Channel. Constructed as part of the Atlantic Wall, the battery played a significant role in the defense of the coastline against Allied invasion forces during D-Day. Visitors to the site can explore the imposing concrete structures, including four casemates housing 150 mm naval guns, which remain in remarkably good condition. With its commanding views of the surrounding landscape and strategic significance, the Longues-sur-Mer battery offers a fascinating glimpse into the military history of the Normandy campaign and serves as a poignant reminder of the courage and sacrifice of those who fought here.

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