To answer this question, clarification of the question is needed i.e. what was the gun used on the beaches of Normandy by a.Germans,b.British or c. Germans.Which country does the questioner want the answer to?Also, which typr of gun? small arms or howitzers or field artillery etc etc
On the American side, if you've seen 'Saving Private Ryan', there were three rifles used. The most common was the M1 "Garand", a semi-automatic rifle in 30-06 (cartridge type/calibre), which makes a little bell-like sound when its empty clips are ejected. This was the standard-issue rifle. The two other rifles mentioned were the B.A.R. - Browning Automatic Rifle - a fully-automatic rifle shooting 30-06, and the bolt-action Springfield 1903, also in 30-06.
Actually, a fourth American rifle from that movie scene is the "Tommy Gun" - a Thompson submachine gun - shooting 45 ACP cartridges (the same cartridge used by the Colt 1911 pistol).
There were also M1 (semi-automatic) and M2 (automatic) Carbines used (.30 Carbine cartridge), as well as M1911A1 (.45 ACP) sidearms, again, still referring to the Americans.
U.S. infantry units also carried the MM-2-2 Flamethrower, and the .30 Cal Machine gun M1919. Officers often carried the .30 Cal M-1 carbine. Incidentally, General Gavin CO 82nd Airborne preferred issuance of Garand M1s instead of Carbines or automatics which were the standard issued weapons on airborne ops. The superior German MG42 was the most devastating German weapon, exceeding range/accuracy and rate of fire than any Allied gun. Mauser '98 was std German infantry issue as well as Parabellum 9mm lugar for officers and non-coms.
They had mined and placed steel obstacles on many beaches. They also built gun emplacements to fire up and down the beaches.
The allied forces did storm the beaches of Normandy in 1944.
Normandy is a geographical region situated along the coast of France south of the English Channel between Brittany (to the west) and Picardy (to the east). The Normandy Beaches are the beaches to be found in this region.
The MG42 machine gun caused the greatest number of enemy casualties throughout the war.
The Normandy Battle took place on five beaches. The beaches were invaded by parachute and gliders that landed on the beaches. The five beaches were codenamed Juno, Gold, Omaha, Utah, and Sword.
So the Nazis wouldn't know which beaches the beaches actually were.
Answer: Normandy, FranceD-Day Invasion LocationOn the beaches of Normandy, on the coast of German-occupied France.AnswerNormandy, region in the North of France. The allied forces landed on beaches roughly between the Cherbourg peninsula and the Orne river estuary.AnswerD-Day was the Allied assault on Nazi occupied France that took place on 6 June, 1944 on the beaches near Normandy, France.Normandy, FranceThe beaches and inland towns of Normandy was the location of D-Day.
The day of the massive invasion of the beaches at Normandy is known as D-Day.
Normandy, or Beaches of Normandy
5 beaches ok that's the answer
The ALLIED troops stormed the beaches of Normandy on 6th June 1944. Some Americans were there I'm told
British and a few French Marines stormed the Normandy beaches. There were no US Marines, they were too busy in the Pacific.
The Allied strategy was to fill Normandy with troops. There was simply not space or good beaches to land more men than they did. About 10-12 waves of troops hit the 5 beaches throughout the 6 th .
secure beaches of Normandy
The beaches of Normandy. :)
On the 6th of June 1944.
Normandy and nudist.
The Americans landed at the western end of Normandy on Omaha and Utah Beaches, and in large numbers of paratroops just inland from the beaches.
America joined the war with England, Canada and Franch to get Normandy beaches from German. America joined the war with England, Canada and Franch to get Normandy beaches from German. America joined the war with England, Canada and Franch to get Normandy beaches from German.
the canadians and british had gold, sword and juno beaches