The south side of the Gironde river was very well defended to protect the river entrance, the river port & the U-boat pens of Bordeaux. Also it did not fall into the hands of the allies until late 1945 after a very nasty battle to take the area.

Above : the Bordeaux U-boats.

Above : Bordeaux Docks.


Gi325 'Trakehnen'
debouche du Chenal de Neryan

Gi325 'Trakehnen'

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