Visiting Normandy: WW2 D-Day Sites
Visiting Normandy's WW2 Sites & Memorials. See our list of WW2 and D-Day places to visit in Normandy, France. A Bucket list destination for anyone who's interested in military history. I made this list for our visit to Normandy, with kids. It covers all sorts of places, from museums to bunkers, and of course the famous beaches! Utah beach, here we come! Click through to read my guide for WW2 sites in Normandy.
Photos Of D-Day Locations In Normandy Then And Now
It’s hard to imagine the D-Day Invasion in full swing, with soldiers storming the beaches and explosions peppering the coast, when you look at pictures of the beaches in Normandy, France today, but seventy years ago this was the place where the Allies would turn the tides of war and end the German occupation of France.Photographer Chris Helgren has compiled a series of photos that show key locations in the D-Day Invasion from then (June 6, 1944) and now, and needless to say there's a lot…
Normandy, France Area Itinerary - WWII sites, Mont. St. Michel & More! - World Traveling Military Family
I’m excited to share our Normandy, France area itinerary today because this region of France SHOULD be on your bucket list! WWII D-Day sites, & more!
Mulberry B harbour, Arromanches
Les caissons Phoenix du Port Winston (Mulberry B). Beaucoup sont encore visibles de nos jours au large d'Arromanches. By June 9, just 3 days after D-Day, two harbours codenamed Mulberry 'A' and 'B' were constructed at Omaha Beach and Arromanches, respectively. However, a large storm on June 19 destroyed the American harbour at Omaha, leaving only the British harbour which came to be known as Port Winston at Arromanches. A complete Mulberry harbour was constructed out of 600,000 tons of…
Normandy: Four Iconic Battlefields - Postcards & Passports
Normandy was the site of one of the most important events in world history because of the sacrifices that were made on the battlefields of D-Day.