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Maisy Battery

2 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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I took a group of ''new'' second world war buffs across to Normandy for the weekend, I thought I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lance c
Greater London, United Kingdom
Hidden History

This site was very interesting and compared to Pointe du Hoc etc was comparatively untouched. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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2 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of ''new'' second world war buffs across to Normandy for the weekend, I thought I would take them to see Gary Sterne and his 'live' exhibit/attraction at Maisy Battery which was a German Gun position which fired on Ponte De Hoc...More

2  Thank lance c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site was very interesting and compared to Pointe du Hoc etc was comparatively untouched. The turnoff is about 300 metres from the church on the road west out of Maisy. This is difficult to find at the moment as the sign is very small....More

1  Thank RichardandLaraine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though first impression was not super, we decided to find out what was hidden behind the line of sight. We loved the place it helps you imagine what it must have been like. It was worth every euro and to our opinion better then...More

1  Thank JoanvE1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An exciting adventure taking my grandson on this tour i am over 70 he is 21 yrs we have never visited this area before . Completely taken by surprise at the vastness of this german ww2 encampment it brings to reality how difficult things must...More

1  Thank john p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent about an hour here, running thru the German Trench lines that connected an artillery battery whose mission was to provide artillery on the beaches of Normandy. This is a must see! Kids will like running around here. Nice place for a picnic as...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Worth a visit. Historic significance, another good stop-off along the Normandy coastline. Not a whole lot to see here but lovely countryside in nice weather

1  Thank GP_7801
Reviewed 30 March 2017

up and coming place but very interesting to walk through the bunkers and trenches. Dan is very knowledgeable about the area and battle. Very interesting to hear their theories, looking forward to reading their book. definitely recommend going and talking to dan.

1  Thank Warren J
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We loved the rawness of this historical site. No frills. Dan was so knowledgable and was very patient at our bombarding him with so many questions. Thank you for explaining it all so well and with such passion for the history around the site.

2  Thank Karin B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a site I had not heard about but it turned out to be one of our favorite places in Normandy. You can actually walk in the trenches and experience what it was like to be there during WWII. There are ruins of buildings...More

4  Thank janrA2759SE
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting Maisy Battery a couple of weeks ago with my girlfriend. We found it in one of the tourist information books but I had no prior knowledge of the battery before that. The fact that it had only been recently...More

Thank Chris T
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Procedures for physical access to the property and specific hours when open and accessible during period from April 29-May 9, 2017. I have recently read Gary Sterne's book, "The Cover-Up at Omaha Beach: D-Day, the US Rangers, and the Untold Story of Maisy Battery."
27 January 2017|
Response from Dan M | Property representative |
Hi, Glad to hear you have read the book. I hope you have enjoyed it. During that time frame we will be open from 10AM - 4PM every day. If you would like to visit outside of that or book a private tour with myself please... More
Hi: Can you provide me with the contact information for Gary at the Maisy Battery? I will be visiting in January when, I understand, the Battery is normally closed, but I also understand that he sometimes gives private tours...Thanks a lot! Steve in Kansas
28 November 2016|
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Response from Dan M | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You should be able to contact us through the website. Sadly I cannot post website names or email addresses on here but google should find us no problem. Best Wishes Maisy Battery