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Wn02-02a Houesville/Poupeville carrfour à l'est de la petite dune.

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709.Infantry Division.
2./919 Grenadier Regiment. Lt. Rowerier, HQ at Wn06 Poupeville.
Wn02 Lt. Ritter.
I do not think there were many or any defences here just a lot of barbed wire and probably a few mines. There was possibly a mortar and a pair of machine gins in field positions. And more defences were planned and under construction

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Mine laying.

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Bouncing Betty mine.

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Mortar in Field defence.

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Utah Beach to Cherbourg HD Dept of the Army

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Utah Beach and the defence & advance.

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Poupeville.

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This is one of the drains blocked up to flood the low ground behind the beaches. la Grande Crique Rau.

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Crossing the inundation.

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An allied map of the sluice defences..

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Photo reconnaissance 1943.

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A photo reconnaissance Spitfire having its camera changed.

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Houesville and the protected lock.

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Houesville and the modern lock.

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Grand Vey.

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Eisenpfahel German barbed wire defence posts.

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Eisenpfahel

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Eisenpfahel German barbed wire defence posts more by the houses.

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Houesville.

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L'Épinette.

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L'Épinette note the upside down Eisenpfahel that may have had a lamp placed on its top. I have now seen many of these in Normandy.

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Bunker lamp.

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Lampe-WK2 Wehrmacht Eisemann.

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Eisenpfahel.

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The junction where the G company 2nd. Btn. 8th Inf. and around the corner and met up with the 3rd Btn. 501st Parachute Infantry.

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The drop.

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Running through an orchard.

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The junction where the G company 2nd. Btn. 8th Inf. and around the corner and met up with the 3rd Btn. 501st Parachute Infantry.

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The road is named after PVT. A.A. Effler.

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101st.

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101st.

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Sherman´s advance.

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4th Div. landing on Utah.

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4th Div. crossing the inundation.

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4th Div. advancing.

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