Musee du Debarquement no. 4 Commando, Ouistreham

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2.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
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. Our Ouistreham trip itinerary planner makes visiting Musee du Debarquement no. 4 Commando and other Ouistreham attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We went in late afternoon and were told that we could see the film that took 30 minutes and then have 20 minutes more to look around before they closed. The film included a lot of archive footage of t...  read more »
  • Small but excellent museum dedicated to the Army and Royal Marine Commandos, plus Allied Commandos (from Belgium, France and Holland eg) who landed on Sword Beach on D-Day and fought their way inland....  read more »
  • Museum dated, it is true, but which is one of the few to put as much in value the role of the french squad member of the Green berets. Without the small movie note would be mediocre, but there were only 2 in front of the TV and we were thrilled! (Photos to include in the notice because photo banned!) Yes Yes)
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