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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  • Good little museum lcoated on the beach front of RIva Bella Ousitreham. Parking opposite on metres. A good museum but not overly big, imformation seems to repate itself on several occasions. Good...  more »
  • The Musee du Debarquement no. 4 is an interesting museum to see in the Normandy region. Here, there are the impressive displays of both British and German uniforms and equipment, the latter the envy.....  more »
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  • Good models of the battlefield with a Veteran talking through the events, help give a sense of what it would have been like on that long day.
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