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|Caen airport in Normandy (Caen Carpiquet) proposes national and international flights at the departure and bound for Caen||12/16/2005||353|
|Saint Martin Hospital in Caen -Normandie- In front of memorial de Caen||12/16/2005||300|
|A small collection of ten placemarks, describing the Chateau de Caen.||09/28/2005||374|
|During the Battle of Normandy in World War II, Caen saw intense and bitter combat between Allied and Axis forces. After the landing of the British I Corps at Sword Beach on June 6, 1944, progress of the Allied Forces stalled outside Caen. British and Canadian troops finally broke through on July 9, after an intense bombing campaign during Operation Charnwood that destroyed much of the city but ...||06/29/2007||1,743|
|this 3D CORA is located just outside Caen in France.||11/28/2005||562|
|Parc Festyland is a relative small theme park situated within the Caen ringroad (A13/A84) in Lower Normandy, France. Sometimes referred to as residing in Carpiquet in terms of Greater Caen, the theme park receives approximately 110,000 visitors a year.|
|Caen Hill Locks are a flight of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal, between Rowde and Devizes in Wiltshire England.|
The 29 locks have a rise of 237 feet in 2 miles (72 m in 3.2 km) or a 1 in 44 gradient. The sixteen locks seen here form a steep flight in a straight line up the hillside. Because of the steepness of the terrain, the pounds between these locks are very short. (Look ...
|Stade Malherbe in Caen.Stade Michel d'Ornano||12/16/2005||347|
|In addition to the radar stations on the Normandy coast were a series of observation posts set around ten kilometres apart, but closer if headlands were concerned, to enable visual signalling to adjacent posts. For the Normandy coast these were regionally controlled by the Flugmelde Zentrale (Plotting Centre) situated some three miles inland near Caen. Altogether the Caen centre controlled some...||05/11/2006||839|
|"Hillman" was the code name used by the Allies for these German bunker fortifications. It was the task of the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment to seize "Hillman", which was situated between two strategic roads that lead to Caen. The British were not able to achieve their aim, to capture Caen by the end of 6th June, because of the strong German defence. Today the "H...||08/29/2010||1,150|
|The Caen Memorial, a museum for peace, tells the story of the 20 th Century. Its principal mission is stimulating awareness of the fragility of peace.|
The Memorial is just two hours by car or train from Paris and, with over 6,000,000 visitors since it opened, is the second most visited place in Normandy after St. Michael's Mount.
The Memorial organises a large number of ev...
|Patrouille de France in Caen||06/13/2009||354|