Most-bombed isle is cleared for wildlife

Bomb disposal teams have part-cleared an island that was the most bombed area of France in the Second World War and have created a path leading to a natural coastal paradise.

Virtually uninhabited since 1944, Cézembre, just offshore from Saint-Malo, Brittany, was targeted by 20,000 bombs and shells in three weeks in the wake of D-Day in August 1944 as Allied forces tried to force  the German base and its heavy guns (which had a range ...

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