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7
Jul

Articles Cherbourg from 1933 to today

The Second World War

The destruction of the passenger terminal during the Normandy landings German troops occupied the passenger terminal and the transatlantic wet dock during the Second World War. Armoured towers were built on the quays and the German Army Command designated the port as the Fortress of Cherbourg. During the D-day landings in Normandy, not that far […]

7
Jul

Articles Cherbourg from 1933 to today

The stars in Cherbourg

Salvador Dali dans la gare maritime transatlantique de cherbourg

Numerous Hollywood stars passed through Cherbourg with Cunard. Thanks to Cunard and the company’s prestigious liners, many stars travelled via Cherbourg and the town grew used to their regular appearances. At the end of September 1952, Charlie Chaplin arrived in Cherbourg on board the Queen Elizabeth. Whilst at sea with his wife and four children, […]

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