La Tour Louise
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... 12 men lost their lives in the explosion. You can still see how the whole top of the Battery lifted up and set back down (pic 4, pic 5). You can also see the cute kitty that decided to guard the place (at least that’s the story I made up for it).
The Batteries that are still intact, are quite impressive (pic 6, pic 7). They fired 150mm shells and could reach up to 15 miles away (pic 8). The only reason they didn’t do more damage on D-Day is because their ...
Next we went to meet our van to tour the D-Day beaches with a group of 6. We saw Utah Beach, Pointe du Hoc, and the massive German bunkers (so scary to climb in). The brave Rangers scaled the cliffs here on D-Day in June 71 years ago this month. Reinforcements were long in coming on that fateful day. After Utah, we headed to Omaha. It is so peaceful today with sun bathers, warm water (for over here) and monuments to the men ...
... zero star rating in my opinion and not up to Ibis standards. Now we have to find new digs for the night. A drive around town lands us in the Novetel which is acceptable - allegedly 4 star. There is of course quite a price difference.......but.
... find a baguette and a drink, sit on a bench and people-watch for a while. By now the sun was really out and we were baking in our winter clothes. We spent another couple of hours wandering through the old part of the town and along by the river before heading back to the van. It was nearly 4.00pm by then so we opted to stop where we were for another free night and move tomorrow. We have about 6 French vans to keep us company and our kindles to read this evening so everything is ...
... of June the 6th. (We really should have went here first but Bruce thought it was west of Ouisterham.)
From Merville we visited the D-Day Landing Beaches of the Canadians (Juno) and British (Sword and Gold). Gold Beach is at Arromanches or Port Winston where we stayed the night on the heights above the town, where we had dinner al fresco with a bottle of Rose and an incomparable view over the ...