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Les Îles de Bernières; Lower Normandy; France

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Date: 04 June 1944
Location: Les Îles de Bernières; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.336085, -0.409868
Description:

Beach obstacles visible in this image consist of an outer line of 'Belgian Gates', designed to hold landing craft back from the shore, and an inner line of steel caltrops known as 'Czech Hedgehogs', intended to rip out the underside of landing craft.


Sortie: 400/0197
Frame: 3119
Corporate bodies: 400 Squadron (RCAF)
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 7000