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

Operation Aquatint

 
 
Operation Aquatint Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 1, 2015
1. Operation Aquatint Marker
Inscription.
En souvenir de l'Operation "Aquatint" effectuée le 12 septembre 1942 par un Commando Britannique conduit par le Major March Phillipps

This plaque is to commemorate the landing on 12th September 1942 of British Commandos led by Major March Phillipps engaged on Operation "Aquatint"

 
Location. 49° 22.265′ N, 0° 52.838′ W. Marker is in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker is on Boulevard de Cauvigny just west of Avenue de la Libération. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie 14710, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Omaha Beach (within shouting distance of this marker); Les Braves - To Those Brave Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember Omaha (within shouting distance of this marker); Omaha Beach, haut lieu du Débarquement du 6 juin 1944 (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Omaha la Sanglante - Bloody Omaha (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Le sacrifice des soldats américains sur la plage de Vierville
Operation Aquatint Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 1, 2015
2. Operation Aquatint Marker
(approx. 1.8 kilometers away); 29th Infantry Division at Vierville-sur-Mer (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); National Guard of the United States Memorial (approx. 1.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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