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Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery Situated 7 kilometres north-west of Caen on Rue du Mesnil Ricard, there are over 200 Commonwealth war dead buried here. More than half of those buried here are men of the South Staffordshire and North Staffordshire Regiments, killed on 8 and 9 July, during the final attack on Caen. The greater part of that city was captured on 10 July. La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres Located north of Caen on the D7, La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres is the final resting place of nearly 1,000 war dead. The burials in this cemetery date from D-Day and the landings on Sword Beach, particularly Oboe and Peter sectors. Others were brought in later from the battlefields between the coast and Caen. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery,Tessel This cemetery – located 16 kilometres west of Caen just off the D139 – contains over 400 Commonwealth burials. Many of those buried here died in the fighting to the west of Caen in June and July of 1944, and there are large numbers of graves of men of the South Staffordshire, East Lancashire, Royal Warwickshire Regiments, and the Durham Light Infantry. Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

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This guide explains tells the story of The Battle of Normandy or D-Day as it is perhaps better known. The guide contains a short and conci...