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La Flamme

Boulevard Aristide-Briand, 14150 Ouistreham, France
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Do find time to visit

I've just read some of the other reviews and there's nothing I can add. I walked a short way along... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
peterggreen2018
Timely visit

Now part of a redeveloping promenade, this monument is a tribute to the fallen Commandos on the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
JRMaddog
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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“sword beach” (2 reviews)
“monument” (4 reviews)
“june” (2 reviews)
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Boulevard Aristide-Briand, 14150 Ouistreham, France
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

I've just read some of the other reviews and there's nothing I can add. I walked a short way along the new promenade and my mind played tricks on me. Very moving.

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Now part of a redeveloping promenade, this monument is a tribute to the fallen Commandos on the beaches

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

La Flamme sits on top of a dune that overlooks Sword beach. Sword is the last D-Day beach on our Procom tour. We were able to visit the Flame monument and a little time at the beach. Last of the five but definitely not least,...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Overlooking Sword beach, this is a quality monument to the liberation of France. There is also a statue of Lord Lovet, famous for marching from here to Pegasus bridge with his family piper, Bill Mullins, whilst under fire.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice to go if you have plenty of time but not that spectacular, especially if you come from visiting the 1944 landing beaches. I when there more as respect to the people who gave their lifes in June 44

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to spot the memorial, it is well kept and is sited well for taking in the beach and pondering the history.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Having just been around the Free French commando museum, coming across this memorial to D-day was poignant. The thought that, in June 1944, this beach that was full of people enjoying themselves was a bloody hell. Very simple, it reminded you of the courage of...More

1  Thank John L
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The beaches here are beautiful and lovely. But it is good to remember that they have a history too. This monument is one of the places to do just that.

2  Thank AndreSpeek
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