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Calvados

CALVADOS The Département du Calvados (14) is in northwestern France, bordering on the Baie de la Seine, and taking its name from a reef off the coast, a unique source for a departmental name.   It was formed out of the … Continue reading

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Bessin

BESSIN Coastal pays in Lower Normandy, around the city of Bayeux, the seat of a Bishop in the province of Rouen.   Scene of most of the Normandy landings in 1944.

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