Route Cobra - the breakout

Link to the Normandy Routes

Cobra-la Percée (the Breaktout) is starting in Cherbourg and ending in Avranches. 

Eight itineraries in chronological sequence clearly signposted “Normandie Terre – Liberté” through whole Normandy. See an example at the beginning of this small video.

It enables the visitor to discover these history-packed places and follow the unfolding of this huge battle in the first 80 days of the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe.

01. Cherbourg

See Cherbourg

02. Valognes

03. Mont Castré

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04. Néhou

In the commune Néhou you find an exposition of Patton Adress: Mairie 50 390 NEHOU. The exhibition is entirely dedicated to one of the most famous generals of World War II: General George Patton. He was an exceptional person and the founder of the exhibition wanted to contribute to the prestige of this illustrious man has a museum area in Normandy. The route and takes you from his birth in 1885 until the end of the Second World War. 

05. La Haye-du-Puits

06. Périers

07. La Chapelle-en-Juger

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08. Coutance

American armored and infantry forces pass through the battered town of Coutances, France, in the new offensive against the Nazis. Signal Corps Photo ETO-HQ-44-9257

09. Roncey

10. Avranches

Avranche.Le Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. Address: Place Jean de Saint-Avit, 50300 Avranches, France



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