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For these commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Côte Fleurie, the association will coordinate the participation of the various actors involved in this operation so that this moment of emotion is a total success, thanks to its constant action in the region in favor of of the duty to remember. They were very involved in the success of the arrival of Peruvian veteran Jorge Sanjinez, now aged 102, with the solidarity movement that has developed between Belgium and Normandy. 

The association of Friends of Mont Canisy brings together a hundred members (including 23 guides) who are passionate about local history, collectors of documents and materials from the period 1939-1945. Providing guided, commented and free calendar visits - visits scheduled annually, or which it can carry out punctually on request for organized groups, it endeavors to preserve the natural site, its flora and fauna.

The main goal of the association is to showcase the military works on the site, by providing free guided tours of the fortifications built on Mont Canisy by the Germans during the Second World War; by maintaining the surroundings of the structures in cooperation with the town hall of Bénerville-sur-Mer and the Conservatoire du Littoral under the control of the Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs; by ensuring secure access and the conservation of a unique underground gallery dug under the structures by the German army in 1943. Each year, more than 3 visitors are welcomed during these visits.

The association also participates in annual national patriotic ceremonies (July 14, November 11, May 8, etc.), exceptional ceremonies (75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Côte Fleurie, etc.), various events such as Heritage Days ...
It also offers private tours by appointment for schools, companies, clubs, etc.
Finally, within the association has developed a group made up of members who own military vehicles who contribute to usual activities but also, in response to requests from local authorities or event companies, to ceremonies and presentations. dynamic or static for educational or festive purposes.
In 2018 the “Friends of Mont Canisy” were rewarded for their efforts by receiving the “So 14! »Awarded each year by the Departmental Council to 14 people or associations who fully contribute to the Calvados brand image.