Hotel Chateau de Bellefontaine
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... States. 21,222 Germans in cemetery. 2,000 maple trees planted; approximately one tree for every 10 dead soldiers. Still French Territory but maintained by Germany. Very low budget. Entrance "fans" inward toward small archway, symbolizing the hope that the dead would find peace within. Buried one on top of other in most cases. Mound in center of cemetery holds 307 soldiers. Cross and statues on top symbolic of the parents left behind. The German soldiers who fought on ...
... fantastic and featured a wonderful display on the history of the Red Cross - very moving). We were then fed the best canteen lunch ever (Geoff had duck breast and Kaye had fish) washed down with a nice white, and a beautiful apple tart for desert. There is no doubt the French live to eat, whereas most other countries eat to live.
The afternoon featured a drive along the D Day beaches, starting with Pointe du hoc where US rangers had to scale a sheer cliff ...
Today we travelled to Bayeux by train, the whole trip was badly organised and certainly not what we all considered fair and reasonable. Needless to say my back is a mess again.
We got here and I can see it's a very pretty little town, but it's been raining and freezing cold. However, our guide still insisted on making us walk ("just around the corner") about 2km to have lunch and then to ...
... and found the bodies. all had been executed with a bullet to the back of the head. There is no justification, no context for this, no reason to execute them except for Nazis brutality. Our next stop was the tiny village of Le Mesnil Patrie. The Germans had occupied this town The Queen's Own Rifles were.moving toward the village. this battle has been called the Normandy equivalent of the Charge of the light Brigade. We lost 51 Sherman tanks, but ...
... a bit and we got to continue on. The rest stayed and continued to be oh so European...lol Unfortunately it being Sunday and in France every store that wasn't meant to rip tourists off was closed so after a lot of walking and a short stop for the kids to get a French pastry we returned to the hotel. Ahh dry socks. Well go out for dinner later, hopefully just my student and a few other people. Sorry no pictures today, too wet to take my iPad ...