D-Day Normandy

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, Last update: November 27 2016,
The Little town of Arromanches-les-Bains on the French coast in Normandy was part of the D-Day Landings on the 6th of June in 1944. Arromanche was in the 'Gold...

, Last update: October 24 2016,
Between Omaha beach and Gold beach lies Marine Küsten Batterie Longues-sur-Mer or M.K.B. Longues-sur-Mer. Construction started in September 1943 and finished just two months before D-day in April 1944.

, Last update: January 7 2016,
This monument commemorates the landing and forming of a bridgehead by the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division "North Shore" to open the way for the 48th Royal Marine Commando's here...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
This bunker was part of "Widerstandsnest 27" and still houses a 5cm Kwk (Panzerabwehrkanone) like it had during the D-day landings on Juno Beach. During the landings on the...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
During the D-day 70th Anniversary festivities we had the chance to visit the famous church of Sainte-Mère-Église, known for the landings there of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions...

, Last update: July 22 2015,
A Churchill Avre Mk. IV tank stands near the 41st Royal Marine Commando Monument. The AVRE or in full: "Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers" was a Churchill III or IV...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Battery Maisy or Widerstandsnest 83 was a coastal fortification on the Atlantic Wall near the French town of Grandcamp - Maisy in Normandy. It was constructed by Organisation Todt...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Very impressive. 20.000 dead of whom very young soldiers are buried here. These soldiers came from the later drafts of the SS. Tank commander Michael Wittmann lies here buried...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
On 6 june 1944 the first wave of soldiers had to wade through this water for many yards under heavy fire, before finally reaching the wide beach, having to...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Situated between the beaches of Utah and Omaha, a strongpoint built by Organisation Todt, with an artillery battery of six captured French 155mm guns at Pointe du Hoc, prestented...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
With a view on Omaha Beach and the English Channel from which they came, 9.387 white crosses and stars look out from their final resting place on this American...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
Our first stop after leaving home really early in the morning. We stretched our legs walking around this impressive Tiger 1. The tank stands here pointing towards the valley...




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