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JUNO Beach - Nan Green, Courseulles-sur-Mer - May 1944

JUNO Beach - Nan Green, Courseulles-sur-Mer - May 1944

Overhead aerial of 'Nan Green' Beach JUNO Area and Strongpoint 9785, (Widerstandsnest 29) east of the River Seulles at Courseulles-sur-Mer. This position was defended by 6th Company of the German 736th Grenadier Regiment, and was captured by the Regina Rifles and the 1st Hussars of 7th Canadian Brigade, after heavy fighting on 6 June. Note the scattered stakes and 'Hedgehog' obstacles on the be...
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D-Day - Juno Beach at 12 June 1944

D-Day - Juno Beach at 12 June 1944

Juno Beach was one of the landing sites for Allied invaders on the coast of Normandy during D-Day. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (with the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade). Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. Both assault ...
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D-Day Landings at Juno Beach

D-Day Landings at Juno Beach

Juno Beach was one of the five main landing sites of the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy on D-Day during World War II. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. The 3rd Canadian Division...
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D-Day at Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

D-Day at Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

The aerial photo shows the sectors Nan Green and Nan White at the canadian landing beach.

Juno is the codename for the beach assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Right in the middle of the britsh sector, between Gold to the west and Sword to the east, this beach is 7km long and located between the villages of Graye-sur-Mer and St-Aubin-sur-Mer.

The coa...
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Juno Beach (Overlay)

Juno Beach (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Juno Beach made during D-Day over Courseulles-sur-Mer.

Juno was the second most heavily defended of the five landing sites chosen, after the more famous Omaha Beach. General Richter was in charge of the 716th Division guarding the beach, with 11 heavy batteries of 155 mm guns and 9 medium batteries of 75 mm guns at his disposal. Additionally, p...
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D-Day - Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

D-Day - Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

British an d Canadian Forces landing in the morning of D-Day, 6th June 1944. The poster shows allied forces of the 3rd Canadian Division beginning their breakout from the coast past of the port of Courseulles-sur-Mer.
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Gold Beach I (Overlay)

Gold Beach I (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Gold Beach during D-Day.

Gold Beach was the Allied codename for the centre invasion beach during the World War II Allied invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. It lay between Omaha Beach and Juno Beach, was 8km wide and divided into four sectors. From West to East they were How, Item, Jig, and King.

The grim task of invading Gold Be...
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Juno Beach - Berniere-sur-Mer 1945 Overlay

Juno Beach - Berniere-sur-Mer 1945 Overlay

Juno Beach - Berniere-sur-Mer 1945 Overlay
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D-Day - Juno Beach, Bernieres-sur-Mer (Overlay I)

D-Day - Juno Beach, Bernieres-sur-Mer (Overlay I)

The Canadians under a deluge of shells

On 6 June 1944, the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division commanded by General Keller landed in Normandy on Juno Beach. At 8:05 am, the Queen's Own Rifles Regiment set foot on this Norman beach in bad conditions : the amphibious tanks were late, and the preliminary artillery bombing left intact the German defences. The machine-guns and the weapons...
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D-Day - Juno Beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

D-Day - Juno Beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

The special tanks opened a breach in the Atlantic Wall

On 6 June 1944, the North Shore Regiment of the 5th Canadian Brigade landed in Normandy on Juno Beach. They fought against a regiment of the 716th German Infantry Division. The Company A progression was easy west of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer while the Company B hit many obstacles. The support of the Fort Garry Horse amphibious tan...
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The Beach from THE BEACH starring Leo DiCaprio

The Beach from THE BEACH starring Leo DiCaprio

This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
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Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This beach is eclipsed by the more famous beaches around it -- Copacabana beach to the right, and Ipanema beach to the left.
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