Places of Interest

Les Mezieres Objective XYZ

Les Mezieres was a small hamlet of old farm houses and buildings being used by the Germans as their barracks.

 

The German garrison occupying Les Mezieres were responsible for manning the guns at St Martin de Varreville covering causeway 4 off Utah Beach.

The assault and capture of Les Mezieres was led by Sergeant Harrison Summers 502nd regiment, 101st Airborne, which earned him the DSC (Distinguished Service Cross) 

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Photographs 1 & 3 taken by Dave Vickers, Photocoordinates