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Communauté de communes de Trévières
Flag of the Communauté de communes de Trévières - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 14 June 2017
The Communauté de communes de Trévières (25 municipalities; 7,327 inhabitants in 2013, 17,296 ha) was created in 1999. It was seated in Formigny (part since 2017 of the new municipality of Formigny-la-Bataille, including the former municipalities of Aignerville, Écrammeville and Louvières).
In January 2017, the Communauté de communes de Trévières merged with Intercom Balleroy Le Molay-Littry and Isigny Grandcamp Intercom to forem Isigny-Omaha Intercom.
Omaha Beach spreads on the municipal territory of Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer Vierville-sur-Mer, once members of the Communauté de communes de Trévières. Omaha Beach was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.
The 16th Regiment of the 1st US Infantry Division and the 116th Regiment of
the 29th US Infantry Division were designated to attack this beach. These
military formations were under the command of Major General Leonard T.
Gerow, commander of the 5th US Army Corps, and General Omar N. Bradley,
commander of the 1st US Army. Between 2,000 and 4,700 were killed, wounded,
The tourist office of Omaha Beach is located in the former municipality of Formigny, which flew the flag of the Communauté de communes de Trévières, white with the logo (photo).
Olivier Touzeau, 14 June 2017