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Memorial de Montormel reviews
I had heard about the Falaise pocket and the battles around Chambois etc but seeing hill 162 and visiting the museum really brought it home. The pictures, the video footage and the artefacts on show..... more »
Standing on Hill 262 looking across the Falaise lowlands makes the atmosphere of this museum an unforgettable tribute to all who died in this dreadful battle, whatever their nationality. The... more »
Excellent memorial and the museum inside gives a fitting account. The views across the valley are incredible. The whole history is well documented with the interactive displays and it describes the bravery and tragedy appropriately in equal measure. An important monument to a sad time in history. Lest we forget.
Very interesting. Lucky when we visited as just island the guide. Discussed a lot of issues
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