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Nature is not taking over

France 160 - Longues sur Mer - the four guns in the battery facing the English coastline / the wind is rising

December 31st 2019
After leaving the relative peace and quietness of downtown Carentan Gabby the motorhome found herself parked up on a very windy headland overlooking the rather choppy sea. Rusted guns still point to the south coast of England. Why are we here? Well this coastal battery at Longues sur Mer is one of the key Normandy D Day battlefield sites. That is reason enough . It is the midst of the landing beac ... read more
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