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... got a very through history lesson but we didn,t get enough time to view the museum on our own. We went right from that to lunch to getting on the bus. There is are a couple of exhibits I would have liked to see, but there wasn,t time. If I was going to go to Normandy again, I would have spent 2 days there. You could easily spend a week.
The weather was again clear and sunny and very windy. Normandy is on the coast between the English Channel. ...
Scene of the June 6th D-Day Landings in WW2. Started by looking around the monuments on the headland at St Côme-de-Fresné. Cinema showing, on a 360 degree, 9 screen set up, old video and film clips of the lead up to the landings. Fresh and windy overlooking the sea. Hard to imagine the thousands coming ashore. Then on to the Musée Debarquement, with lots of good short films and ...
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.