B&B Caen Mémorial
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... I also grabbed a little bottle of French Champagne to cheers my birthday friends. After shopping we headed to Longues Sur Mer which is where the 4 big guns are left from the Normandie landings, part of the Atlantic Wall built by Hitler as a last line of defence against the Allies. Quite a sight to behold. Next we headed to Colleville where the American Cemetery is located. What a sombre time. There are just over 9,000 graves at this site and it ...
... this bunker is the original German gun used to mow down thousands of GI's and when you get up close you can still see the bullet marks on the outside where the GI's shot at the Germans inside the bunker. Similar to the opening scenes in Saving Private Ryan where the boys took the bunker right up on the beach. We came upon a bridge that the American army engineers built in 2 weeks, this bridge carried troops, ...
... Klein, a German prisoner that helped bury the German dead wrote, "At a time like this, when human life has completely lost its value, we must still preserve the individual identities of the victims. It is however, strange or absurd as it may sound - like the proof of our humanity." (Bob, hardy soul he is, walked to the British cemetery. The Brits buried all of their fallen soldiers in Normandy - none were allowed to be shipped home. The graves were marked as at the US cemetery, ...
... the six huge guns. The Germans had lost one to bombs, so hid the others in a field and set up decoys. With the accidental landing off target and their blown surprise, the Rangers lost two-thirds of their men, as reinforcements failed to arrive in time. Ninety survived, and they followed muddy wagon tracks to silence the guns, left unguarded by the Germans who had had too much fun the night before.
The American cemetery had over 9000 buried there; many US ...
... the landings and had many original vehicles with most restored to working order. I was proud of the kids because they went through the exhibits thoughtfully (with a compelling retelling by Gwen) and asked a lot of questions. With the grasp of the many events in mind, we visited American Cemetery. The visitor center provided an excellent hour by hour account of D-Day and spotlighted stories of some of the men buried there. The rows upon rows of simple white crosses were very moving and ...
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