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EXACA TOUR #2

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The British Airborne Bridgehead - Pegasus Bridge - Ranville: the glider landing zones. 

FROM THE CAEN MEMORIAL MUSEUM. 

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Drop Zones where the Red Devils landed including Bavent ridge, Merville Battery, Varaville.

The most successful operation of D-Day which also involved Canadian French and Belgian Troops.

Hear the story of the colourful Lord Lovat and his Commando Brigade.

EXACA TOUR #5

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Excursion on The Scottish Corridor and Hill 112. 

FROM THE CAEN MEMORIAL MUSEUM. 

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Montgomery’s third attempt at Caen involving 60,000 troops mostly untested in combat with an average age of 23.

Understand the importance of the topography of the River Odon crossing points and valley, open plains, villages, bocage, orchards and cultivated fields, to the tactics of attackers and defenders.

EXACA TOUR #3

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The British Invasion Beaches. 

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SWORD beach from Ouistreham to Lion-Sur-Mer. 

Visit the memorials and blockhouses on the five mile assault beach. 

Pay respects at the QUEEN beach British War Cemetery at Hermanville and follow the battle inland towards D-Day objectives.

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