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Memorial de Montormel, Argentan

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
The Coudehard-Montormel Memorial is a historical museum on mont Ormel in France, dedicated to the battle of the Falaise pocket, the last episode in the battle of Normandy. It is sited on the summit of Hill 262, where the pocket was officially closed on 21 August 1944, with two sites - an open-air monument at the hill's summit, which was inaugurated in 1965 on the battle's twentieth anniversary, and the museum itself, in the side of the hill, opened in 1994 on the battle's fiftieth anniversary.
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  • Every year we go on different places of memories, this year Montormel, actually at the beginning we found this somewhat outdated (screens and the card), the following film interesting because of the testimony and beautiful final by the explanations of the guide of this fight. Passionate that us has captivated by the stories and anecdotes. Thanks again dear Mr.
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  • Stopped here as part of a Leger battlefield tour. Although I didn't visit the museum itself but I did buy a book from the shop. The memorial is excellent and is one of the best I've seen. The view of ...  read more »
  • Montormel Memorial is one of the musems in northern France commemorating the sacrifice of soldiers and civilians in the 2nd World War. Located at the Falaise 'pocket' it tells the story of how the Ger...  read more »
  • A well laid out memorial and museum to "the last Battle of Normandy". A brutal battle that helped finish the war in Normandy and allow the Allies to push on to Paris.
  • The final Normandy battles were here. One can not imagine, but with a help from the exhibits, one can try.
  • Place very well designed, interesting history that families and schools as well. No tape - to the eye, technology is at the service of the visitor. Guide-commentator familiar with his case. Nothing to fault, especially change nothing (apart from the video that deserves a shot nine).
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  • Very well kept, friendly staff
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  • Very interesting museum related perfectly what have told me the inhabitants of the surrounding area having experienced this battle, including those of Chambois, Heather Frenay, and Camembert. I thank (St Lambert) guide for clarification it brings and the emotion it communicates Pol (39/45 A.C.).
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