A machine-gun position on the Vaches Noires cliffs, near Auberville and Villers-sur-Mer, manned by No.4 Company of the 744th Grenadier Regiment. The ground in this particular region was so unsuitable to an invasion that the Germans paid little heed to its defence, as is reflected by the simplicity of the defensive arrangements on display. Copyright: Bundesarchiv 295/1568/23.