Pierre & Vacances Residence Omaha Beach
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It is a sobering feeling to stand on Omaha Beach. It is as if one does not belong.
Sitting here in this farmhouse, rain beginning to beat against the windows, I've been struggling to find the words befitting what I saw today. I don't want to reach for profound, as any words I might find will fail to capture the quiet dignity of such a hallowed ...
I crested a hill near Arromanches to catch my first glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean below and Gold Beach, now so serene, seventy years ago so violent. I enjoyed a long descent to the sea with the wind at my back, not a care in the world (other than the somewhat squishy brakes Francois might want to tighten ...
We decided to stay another day and night in Normandy to do some justice to the region besides its sad 20th century history (and probably because we are now actively trying to delay the impending end of our trip!). Unfortunately, it began hosing down with rain late Sunday evening and was still going well into Monday. Therefore, we had a late start on Monday after lunch and headed out to a cider farm called Les ...
... specific and would only talk about what happened on that spot. The museum was well done and gave a good overview of what happed in all places. They also had a short film to watch with real footage from WWII.
After the museum we drove to the famous Omaha Beach, one of the American landing sites. The les Braves monument caught the eye but otherwise Omaha is just a very long beach. It is ...
... high cliffs. The Germans thought they were safe as they thought that the cliffs would bring them and easy view to attack. There are five main beaches code named Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold and Sword that stretch along the Normandy coastline.
We also visited the Overlord Museum that explained what happened leading up to the battle as well as how the battle was fought and won.