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Normandy

Juno Beach breach

Juno Beach – Canadian Landing Sector – WWII

D-Day assault on Juno Beach was assigned to units of the Canadian 3rd Infantry Division aided by specialized engineering tanks from the 79th Armored Div.

La Fiere Memorial Park - Merderet Marshes

La Fiere Memorial Park and Battle – WWII

Iron Mike, the bronze statue of a paratrooper overlooks La Fiere Memorial Park founded to pay tribute to the US 82nd Airborne Divisions who landed on D-Day

Pointe du Hoc - 2nd Rangers Battalion Memorial

Pointe du Hoc – US Rangers Monument – WWII

The Pointe du Hoc German battery, an unassailable rocky spur located between Omaha and Utah beaches, was eventually seized by the US Rangers on D-Day

Sainte Mere Eglise - Paratrooper dummy on church steeple

Sainte Mere Eglise – US Paratroopers – WWII

Sainte Mere Eglise, seized by the US 505th PIR and made famous with the film The Longest Day showing paratrooper John Steele hanging from the church steeple

Utah Beach - Breach where Theodore Rossevelt Jr and his men exited

Utah Beach – American Landing Sector – WWII

The D-Day assault on Utah Beach, the westernmost of the five Normandy landing beaches, was assigned to the US 4th Infantry Division

Marigny German Cemetery - Deutscher Sodatenfriedhof

Marigny German Cemetery – Chapelle-en-Juger

The Panzer-Lehr Division was almost wiped out during the Battle of St-Lô in July 1944 and the soldiers buried in Marigny German Cemetery – Chapelle-en-Juger

Liberty Road - Borne 00 on Utah Beach

Liberty Road – Milestone 00 – Utah Beach

Liberty Road, a lasting commemoration of the breakthrough in Cotentin by General Patton’s 3rd US Army and French 2nd DB during Operation Cobra in July 1944

World Peace Statue releasing the Dove - Grandcamp-Maisyof Peace

World Peace Statue – Grandcamp-Maisy – WWII

The World Peace Statue in Grandcamp-Maisy, a gift from the Chinese sculptor Yao Yuan to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings

Bayeux Tapestry - Duke William

Bayeux Tapestry – Norman Conquest England

The Bayeux Tapestry or Tapisserie de la Reine Mathilde depicts the Norman conquest of England by William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hasting in 1066

Mont St Michel

Mont St Michel – Medieval Abbey – Normandy

Mont St Michel, known as Marvel of the Western World and listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a fortified medieval abbey built on an island

Original Pegasus Bridge in the museum

Pegasus Bridge – Pont de Benouville – D Day

The Bénouville Bridge was renamed Pegasus Bridge to pay tribute to the men of the British 6th Airborne Division who seized it in the early hours of D-Day

Wreaths laid on the occasion of D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorations

D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorations – We were there!

We had the immense privilege of attending some D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorations in June 2019 and are delighted to share these special moments with you
La Cambe German war cemetery - Jardin de la Paix - Peace Garden - Friedenspark

La Cambe German War Cemetery

La Cambe German military cemetery contains the bodies of over 21,000 German soldiers who died in Normandy between June and August 1944
Kieffer Monument and Stele dedicated to Cdt. Kieffer's 177 Commandos of the Free French Forces who landed on Sword Beach on June 6, 1944 - Juno Beach War Memorials

Sword Beach War Memorials

Sword Beach War Memorials pay tribute to the British 3rd Infantry Division and Commander Philippe Kieffer's French Commandos who freed Bella Riva on D-Day
German bunker on Gold Beach and Arromanches in the background - Gold Beach War Memorials

Gold Beach War Memorials

Gold Beach War Memorials honours the memory of the British troops who landed on Item, Jig and King sectors and built the Mulberry Harbour

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