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Today, we toured some of the Normandy Beaches and learned more about them. We got dressed in our Sunday best and went to see Omaha Beach. We went inside to discover a bit more about D-Day and the following events. We then went to a French ward for church. I was surprised that they had translators! But we shared one translator, so the majority of the meeting was completely foreign. We left after Sacrament meeting and met a ...
Last night we stayed in the Welcome Hotel. We ended up with two sets of adjoining rooms, each with two beds, so we let Spencer and Nathan share for the night. (I'm just kidding) Then we left at about 8, and picked up some delicious croissants for breakfast. Then we drove until lunch, where we picked up fresh baguettes and ham and cheese at a store. ...
... We looked at the names on some of the crosses, walked to the small chapel in the middle to see the next section of crosses. It was time to leave for Paris.
Back in the car we drove through the town of Bayeux. It looked like a really nice town to have a wander through but there was no time. We bought some lunch supplies and we were on our way. There was excitement building as we got close to Paris and spotted the Eiffel tower in the distance. It was all lit up and at one point ...
Pointe du Soc was a German gun fortification, equipped with five artillery guns that could fire up to 19 kilometres, which from this rocky outcrop covered the landing sites of Utah to the south and Omaha to the north. A key directive for para-troopers was to take this Nazi stronghold prior to the beach landing scheduled from 6.30am on D-Day.
Wandering around this site there are gun placements, bunkers ...
... it was three o’clock so we made a quick decision to head for the mount as tomorrow's weather will be even worse than today.
Our hotel was as close as you could get to the Mount and we drove the two kilometres over the causeway to the parking area, and then walked a few hundred metres in the howling wind. The lower parking area had a sign on it saying, "Drivers, today the sea will not cover the parking". Nice to know!
According to legend ...
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