Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of Pont-l'Évêque, Calvados

Pont-l'Évêque is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France. It has given its name to a type of soft cheese (see Pont-l'Évêque cheese).

The town was severely damaged by a 2 day battle in August 1944.

The town features heavily in the book "13 - Lucky For Some" which is about the history of the 13th (Lancashire) Parachute Battalion. There are many then and now photographs as well as maps and diagrams of battles that took place in the region.

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