Fighting Through WWII

France visit ideas

Below: Historic image from Crepon, inland from Gold Beach. See this when you visit the Green Howards memorial and the Gold Beach Museum at Crepon  

Crepon WW2

Planning a visit to France?

It's tricky finding your way around France, especially when you're driving to a timetable. I have found that programming the GPS coordinates into Sat Nav before you even get there takes a lot of the hassle out of things.

GPS co-ordinates for Bray Dunes, France and other places of interest:

Bray Dunes - 51.04.36.47N 2.30.26.18.E
Gold Beach - 49.20.42.92N 0.31.41.11.W
Arromanches 49.20.20.9N. 0.37.13.38W
Crepon. 49.18.56.4N. 0.33.00.2W
Lion d'or hotel, Bayeux. 49.16.34.11N. 0.41.54.5W - Just great - it's where the German officers stayed during the war.
Marefontaine battery. 49.19.23.5N. 0.31.48.21W
Hinges communal Cemetery - rue de bethune GPS 50.33.40.2N 2.37.18.4E
Longueness (ST. OMER) souvenir cemetery (John Hewson buried here) - 50.43.56.38N, 2.15.04.28E
Mont Fleury gun battery 40.20.29.3N. 0.30.58.26W 
Merville battery. 49.16.12.0N. 0.11.46.58W 
Pegasus bridge, Ranville 49.14.32.6N. 0.16.27.2W
Longues sur mer gun battery 49.20.35.2N. 0.41.31.4W

Demi Lune hotel, Ypres - recommended 50.51.17.7N. 2.53.11.4E
Somme Thiepval monument 50.03.09.34N, 2.41.17.8.E

 

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