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Site 10: Juno Beach - Courseulles sur Mer. Site where General de Gaulle, Winston Churchill, Eisenhower and King George VI landed. Between Ver-sur-Mer and Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Juno Beach is the landing area of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, commanded by General Keller. June 6, 1944, 7.45 am, amphibious tanks of the 1st Hussars are put to sea three kilometers from the coast. Many sink because of the swell but those who approach the beach immediately opened fire on the German positions and allow the 7th Brigade lead faster and freeing Courseulles-sur-Mer in a few hours. On the evening of June 6, 21 500 men and 3200 vehicles have landed on Juno Beach. Then, Winston Churchill arrived here on June 12 (photo 59), Charles De Gaulle on June 14 (photo 58), Dwight Eisenhower on June 15 and King George VI on June 16. Symbolizing Free France, the Cross of Lorraine is 18 meters high.
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Site 10: Juno Beach - Courseulles sur Mer. Site where General de Gaulle, Winston Churchill, Eisenhower and King George VI landed. Between Ver-sur-Mer and Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Juno Beach is the landing area of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, commanded by General Keller. June 6, 1944, 7.45 am, amphibious tanks of the 1st Hussars are put to sea three kilometers from the coast. Many sink because of the swell but those who approach the beach immediately opened fire on the German positions and allow the 7th Brigade lead faster and freeing Courseulles-sur-Mer in a few hours. On the evening of June 6, 21 500 men and 3200 vehicles have landed on Juno Beach. Then, Winston Churchill arrived here on June 12 (photo 59), Charles De Gaulle on June 14 (photo 58), Dwight Eisenhower on June 15 and King George VI on June 16. Symbolizing Free France, the Cross of Lorraine is 18 meters high.

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