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