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If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. Administratively, in the Township of Douvres-la-Délivrande, along its coast the town is 2. Up until July 1851, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer was part of the commune of Langrune-sur-Mer.

During the second half of the 19th century, the population of Saint-Aubin declined to the point that in 1901, there were only 727 inhabitants. In July 1876, a train station was opened in Saint-Aubin along the Caen à la Mer Line, permitting the development of a sea resort. At the beginning of the Battle of Normandy, the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, commanded by Major General Rodney Keller, landed 15,000 Canadians and 9,000 British troops on the Calvados coast. Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, one of five Canadian landing sites. Canada’s assigned landing sector of Juno Beach. Widerstandnesten WN27 was located at: North 49. The coastline at St Aubin-dur-Mer was low lying, and to its east were low cliffs for a mile and a half, with a sea wall along most of it.

Offshore, eastwards were rocky outcrops parts of which were exposed at low tide: les Essarts de Langrune. 08h10, it having the difficult task of clearing the strong-point. 08h10 hours, to its right, was to clear the beach-houses fronting the seawall. German Crew Served Weapons at WN 27 Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. June 1944, as to who was not entirely effective in supporting the North Shores and the Fort Garry’s, on the 6th of June. RAF heavy bombers, the rockets, nor the self-propelled artillery actually covered the main strong point and the North Shore Regiment engaged it without the assistance of heavier arms until sometime later.

A considerable time was therefore spent in reducing it. Blackader, MC, ED, Commander 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade:24 June 1944. HMCS Sioux did not fire, as planned in support of the two 8 CIB landings. When 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade put H Hour back by ten minutes, this apparently caused a delay in the opening of fire of the SP artillery, as six batteries had to adjust their firing tables. SP artillery fire switched to St Aubin. Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is the setting of Robert Browning’s poem Red Cotton Night-Cap Country, where it is renamed Saint-Rambert.

In this picturesque seaside town Émile Zola wrote his novel about the underbelly of Paris society, L’Assommoir. It turned him into a literary star. Every summer in the middle of August, Saint-Aubin hosts a week-long festival called La semaine acadienne, composed of concerts by musical groups from Acadia, a Tintamarre, an open-air ball, exhibitions, documentary film showings, etc. Collection complète des lois, décrets, ordonnances, règlements et avis du Conseil d’État, 1851, page 282″. Cities and Towns, Calvados, Saint Aubin-sur-Mer.

CSC – The Canadian Soldier in the 20th Century: Normandy Landing. WN27, Nan Red Sector, Juno Beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Normandy. Normandy – Juno Beach: Canadian 3rd Infantry Division, 2004. Operation Neptune, Force ‘J’ – Juno Beach. War Diary: 19th Cdn Army Field Regiment. St-Aubin-sur-Mer, Page 5, 6 Jun 44.