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Marine Küsten Batterie Longues sur Mer

(German navy gunsite Longues sur Mer)

Location:

Near the small village of Longues sur Mer, along the coast of Normandy. The site is part of the "D-Day Le Choc" ("D-Day the collision") route in Normandie. This is one of the 8 tourist routes that guide you through the Normandy battlefields. You can find information on these routes with most of the tourist offices.The routes are very well signed.

Description:

This probably the most famous Atlantikwall gunsite. It is the only one with almost all it's armament left. The commandbunker, a few hundred meters in front of the guns is used in the movie "The Longest Day".

Opening hours:

From dawn till dusk.

 

One of the M 272 type gunbunkers, complete with it's 15cm guns.

  One of the 15cm guns.

 

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