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Omaha beach

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Omaha Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. 
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"Omaha Beach" est l'une des 5 plages du débarquement le 6 Juin 1944.
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Port en Bessin

4.9nm
104°
Port-en-Bessin, a small harbor, is used by fishing vessels and pleasure craft. Tides rise about 7.2m at springs and 5.9m at neaps.
The harbor consists of an outer and inner avant-port, and two narrow wet basins. The avant-port dries 2 to 4m and is protected by a  breakwaters. ...
7 May 12
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Grandcamp - Maisy

6.6nm
278°
Grandcamp-Maisy, a small harbor, lies 1.5 miles E of Pointe de Maisy and 4.5 miles W of Pointe de la Percee. It is used by fishing vessels and yachts. The approach channel is indicated by a lighted range. The entrance channel has a minimum width of 18m and dries 2m. The entrance is ...
7 May 12
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Rade de la Capelle

9.2nm
280°
Rade de la Capelle, a roadstead lying between Banc du Cardonnet and Baie du Grand Vey, provides anchorage sheltered from S and SW winds, in a depth of 12m, mud and sand, good holding ground. Care is necessary to avoid several dangerous wrecks lying in this vicinity.
7 May 12
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Isigny sur Mer

9.2nm
251°
Isigny a small drying port, lies 1.5 miles inland on the Aure River. It is used by small coasters, fishing vessels, and pleasure craft. Passe d’Isigny, the entrance channel, is indicated by a lighted range and marked by buoys and beacons.
The inner part of this channel leads ...
7 May 12
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Port Winston - Arromanches

10nm
96°
Arromanches-les-Bains is situated 5 miles E of Port-en-Bessin. A conspicuous statue of the Virgin
Mary stands on the crest of a hill close E of this village.
The caissons and wrecks of Port Winston, a former artificial harbor used for the Allied landings during WWII, front the ...
7 May 12
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Îles Saint-Marcouf

12nm
305°
The islands are directly administered by the French government, and form a protected nature reserve with restricted access. Mooring is allowed between the 2 islands.
A light is shown from a square tower, 17m high, standing on Ile du Large, the NE island. Ile de Terre, lying 0.3 ...
7 May 12
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