An historic site totally preserved and extending over several hectares, with an educational trail explaining the way the Battery worked, the role of each bunker and the dawn attack on the 6th June.
THE BUNKER N°11
Bunker No 11 replicates what happened at dawn on 6th June. Every 20 minutes there is a sound and light show where the visitor re-lives the moments that preceded the neutralisation of the Battery. Sound, light, smoke and smell combine to immerse you in a melee of fire and steel, the hell that took place at dawn on 6th June 1944.
THE BUNKER N°2
Bunker No 2 is the memorial to the 9th Battalion The Parachute Regiment . Inside there are wartime objects and items, and the faces and the stories of the 700 brave young men, liberators who jumped into this part of France in an unimaginable attack.
THE BUNKER N°3
Bunker No 3 is in homage to the Glider Pilot Regiment, No 3 Commando, 45 Royal Marine Commando and 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion.
THE BUNKER N°4
Bunker No 4 is dedicated to units involved in Operation Paddle, which on 18th August 1944 finally drove the occupiers out of Merville; Belgian and Luxembourgers of the famous Piron Brigade, The Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade and the British 2nd Oxford and Bucks, 1st Royal Ulster Rifles, and 12th Devons.