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Pointe du Hoc - Ranger Attack in WW II

Pointe du Hoc is a clifftop location on the coast of Normandy in northern France.It lies 4 miles (6.4 km) west of
Omaha Beach, and stands on 100 ft (30 m) tall cliffs overlooking the sea. It was a point of attack by the
United States Army Ranger Assault Group during Operation Overlord in World War II.(Wikipedia)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointe_du_Hoc
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointe_du_Hoc

A few more images will be added soon.
Images are taken in October 2011

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