Liberty Road – La Voie de la Liberté
Liberty Road – Voie de la Liberté, a lasting commemoration of the Liberation of France!
The historic breakthrough in the Cotentin Peninsula resulted in the liberation of Avranches on July 30, 1944 and suddenly changed the dynamics of the battle.
The Borne 00 – Milestone 00 is located on Utah Beach.
It marks the spot where General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. landed and decided to lead the assault from.
The Borne 0 – Milestone 0 is located in front of Sainte-Mère l’Eglise town hall.
These two milestones commemorate the inauguration of the road Utah Beach – Sainte-Mère-l’Eglise.
The milestones, sculpted by François Cogné, are placed at an interval of 1Km along the Liberty Road.
Gold Beach: Arromanches – Ver-sur-mer
Sword Beach: Ouistreham-Riva Bella
The Landing Beaches:
Rediscover all the landing beaches during the 75th Anniversary Commemorations
Coordinates: Milestone 00 on Utah Beach: Lat 49.413386 – Long -1.173743
Milestone 0 in Sainte Mère l’Eglise: Lat 49.409693 – Long -1.318452