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Battle of Merville Gun Battery

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Merville Battery 1944

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Arthur Chivers on the taking of one of four gun batteries 2009

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The Merville Battery in 15mm

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Merville Battery

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Arma3 - Teaser D-Day - Merville Gun Battery

The Battle of Merville Gun Battery occurred on 6 June 1944, as part of Operation Tonga, part of the Normandy landings, during the Second World War. Allied intelligence believed the Merville Gun Battery was composed of heavy-calibre guns that could threaten the British landings at Sword Beach, only 8 miles (13 km) away.
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