The Hillman Fortress

Patrimoine culturel,

COLLEVILLE-MONTGOMERY

Site fortifié Hillman à Colleville Montgomery
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Bunker Hillman à Colleville-Montgomery
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Plage de Colleville Montgomery
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Bunker Hillman à Colleville-Montgomery
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Chemin de sable sur la côte de Nacre
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Caen la mer Tourisme - Fabien Mahaut
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Caen la mer Tourisme - Fabien Mahaut
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Caen la mer Tourisme - Fabien Mahaut
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Caen la mer Tourisme - Fabien Mahaut
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Caen la mer Tourisme - Fabien Mahaut

Located on the southern exit of the town on the road to Biéville-Beuville, this 24 hectare site, comprised of 18 casemates and underground fortifications built by the Germans between 1942 and 1944, was the command post of the German defences along the Côte de Nacre coast. Memorial to the 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, which liberated the site on the 6th of June 1944 – open in July and August, every day except Tuesday and Sunday, from 10am to 12 noon and from 2.30pm to 6.30pm. Outdoor site open all year. Guided tours on Tuesdays at 3pm from July to September.

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  • Groups welcome