Crisbecq Battery, Saint-Marcouf

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Explore Utah Beach's largest artillery site at Crisbecq Battery, one of Nazi Germany's key defenses against the Allied invasion. Check out the artillery site's sturdy concrete bunkers and gun emplacements that housed the Czech-made Skoda artillery pieces, which fired back at Allied ships approaching from the sea. Traverse the battery's extensive network of 21 blockhouses, its underground rooms, and pillboxes to get a feel for what life as a German gunner was like in the time leading up to the Allied invasion. Don't miss the several rooms outfitted with dioramas and original equipment presented in their wartime state. Add Crisbecq Battery and other attractions to your Saint-Marcouf trip itinerary using our Saint-Marcouf online trip itinerary maker .
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  • Welcome... a small shop but soon there's a big! too bad the audioguides are supplements! bunkers in their perfect juice for purists good décor nearby I recommend to do
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  • A very well maintained facility that gives a good insight into a gun battery. The big gun bunkers are very impressive.
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  • Excellent visit made on this site. All is well laid out and well put the visitor in the atmosphere. On the other hand, small flat for the audio guides. It would have taken a longer and more detailed than a simple comment "now you are ahead... we meet at the next number..." Point to fine tune, I am sure that it will be improved. Apart from this point, very interesting site.
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  • Great little place. Several different bunkers with a lot to see in them. Not a very long walk so it's easy for kids.
  • Worth a visit if you are interested in the history of Walter Ohmsen and want to see the original site. Also the view to the ocean is nice. Beside that the museum offers little to no information. The audioguide of Batterie d'Azeville, which is nearby, answered more questions about the Crisbeque Battery than their own museum! So if you just want to visit one i would recomend Batterie d'Azeville over this one!
  • That is amazing!
  • Worth the visit. Very interesting. And very good recreations of how was the life inside the bunkers
  • A good impression on German batteries making up Atlantic Wall

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