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Courseulles-sur-Mer in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
 

In Memory of All Canadian Gunners

En souvenir des artilleurs canadiens

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 30, 2012
1. In Memory of All Canadian Gunners Marker
Inscription. (Two plaques, in English and French) are mounted on the shield of a field gun.)
In Memory of All Canadian Gunners who from this place on 6 June 1944 began the fight to liberate France and to honor our fallen who sacrificed everything for freedom.
Lest We Forget
UBIQUE
This gun was placed here by the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery 6 June 2010

(French)
En souvenir des artilleurs canadiens qui depuis en endroit le 6 juin 1944 ont commencé le combat pour libérer la France et pour rendre hommage à ceux tombés au combat qui ont tout sacrifié pour la liberté. Nous nous souviendrons d’eux UBIQUE Ce canon a été place ice par le Régiment royal de l’Artillerie canadienne 6 juin 2010
 
Erected 2010 by Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery.
 
Location. 49° 20.202′ N, 0° 27.667′ W. Marker is in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker can be reached from Voie des Français Libres. Click for map. This marker is located on the grounds of the Centre Juno Beach. Marker is in this post office area: Courseulles-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie 14470, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fourth Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Juno Beach

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By Barry Swackhamer, September 30, 2012
2. In Memory of All Canadian Gunners Marker (French)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Canadian Navy Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Message to the French Resistance (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Arromanches-les-Bains : La Bataille d’Arromanches (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); Passerell de Route Flottante de Port Mulberry (approx. 11.5 kilometers away); Allan Beckett Memorial (approx. 11.5 kilometers away); Mulberry Harbours Memorial (approx. 11.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Courseulles-sur-Mer.
 
Additional keywords. Canada, D-Day, Jour-J
 
Categories. War, World II
 
In Memory of All Canadian Gunners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 30, 2012
3. In Memory of All Canadian Gunners Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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