German guns at Pointe-du-Hoc

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German guns at Pointe-du-Hoc - June 9 (Delayed) CP) Before D-day D-day D-day...
June 9 (Delayed) CP) Before D-day D-day D-day there was a battery of six big guns planted on a cliff of an insignificant bit of Normandy protruding protruding out into the bay of the Seine. These former French long-range long-range long-range rifles were capable of throwing throwing six-inch six-inch six-inch shells 10 or more miles out to sea and directly into the area in which transports were to gather for the start of the invasion. invasion. 1

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 12 Jun 1944, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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