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
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 18.104.22.168.E
Gold Beach - 22.214.171.124N 0.31.41.11.W
Arromanches 126.96.36.199N. 0.37.13.38W
Crepon. 188.8.131.52N. 0.33.00.2W
Lion d'or hotel, Bayeux. 184.108.40.206N. 0.41.54.5W - Just great - it's where the German officers stayed during the war.
Marefontaine battery. 220.127.116.11N. 0.31.48.21W
Hinges communal Cemetery - rue de bethune GPS 18.104.22.168N 22.214.171.124E
Longueness (ST. OMER) souvenir cemetery (John Hewson buried here) - 126.96.36.199N, 2.15.04.28E
Mont Fleury gun battery 188.8.131.52N. 0.30.58.26W
Merville battery. 184.108.40.206N. 0.11.46.58W
Pegasus bridge, Ranville 220.127.116.11N. 0.16.27.2W
Longues sur mer gun battery 18.104.22.168N. 0.41.31.4W
Demi Lune hotel, Ypres - recommended 22.214.171.124N. 126.96.36.199E
Somme Thiepval monument 50.03.09.34N, 188.8.131.52.E
The rest of this page still under construction.