Musee du Debarquement no. 4 Commando, Ouistreham

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Learn about the efforts of the Free French forces on D-Day at Musee du Debarquement no. 4 Commando, cataloguing their battles after coming ashore at Sword Beach. After France fell to the Nazis in 1940, many French soldiers escaped to Great Britain and trained for the eventual liberation of their homeland. Wander the small museum to see personal items, military artifacts, and other objects used by the 177 French commandos in the lead-up to and aftermath of their landing. Join a guided tour to learn more about the men who fought and died along the coast, or watch the documentary video for a more visual presentation. Use our Ouistreham trip planner to visit Musee du Debarquement no. 4 Commando on your trip to Ouistreham, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Daughter of Georges ROPERT badge No. 19 of the Philippe KIEFFER commando hopefully come a day on the traces of my father makes during the liberation of the France during d-day in this commando, I'm from Toulouse I think coming soon you meet its histo IRE as I was small girl on his history of war
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  • Moving and strong! Only museum highlighting the prowess of our soldiers on d-day, he commands respect. Complete through the film and many models to better situate the fighting! Small, but pleasant. Certainly the little smiling cashier, but should not stop at that. Visit.
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  • Documenhts the landing logistics very well. A definite stop as part of your D Day landings tour. Good show pieces and props. Worth a visit.  more »
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  • The museum remembers the 177 men who formed the Free French Army and landed with 130,000 other allies troops. Good 30 minute (ish) video but a small museum. Worth a visit if you are in the area but perhaps not a special trip.
  • The museum has a good viewing of the weapons which the several countries used and their strategies and they show a film of some of the war and training before the men went into battle and it is very good if you are interested in world war 2
  • Very informative Museum on our memorable commando Kieffer... I recommend!
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  • Unfortunately there is a ban on photography in the Museum. Interesting exhibits and a film of info about COL Kieffer, Kdo NO4.
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  • Space really moving when we see all the documents and materials displayed on the events of this year 44
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